Solar furnace

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Name: Solar furnace
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Building-integration of plastic collectors

The Austrian company Habau is using intelligent component activation to power its new production facilities with 100% solar energy. In order to achieve this, 1,410 m2 of solar collector area from the Austrian manufacturer Gasokol were installed on the ... [Published Sun & Wind Energy - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Solar power plant with integrated gas turbine

A hybrid solar power plant includes a first circuit including a first flow medium and a second circuit including a second flow medium. The first circuit includes at least one solar collector to transfer collected solar heat to the first flow medium. The ... [Published Free Patents Online - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Heat pipe for a solar collector

A heat pipe comprises an evaporator section 5 having a radiation absorbing plate 6 a portion of an elongate tube 7, and a condenser section 10 at a distal end of the elongate tube 7 remote from the evaporator section 5. A flow control valve 20 is provided ... [Published Free Patents Online - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Big ideas recognised at 2014 UNSW Innovation Awards

The 2014 UNSW Innovation Awards honoured a few big ideas including arevolutionary rock sampling technology that achieved commercial success and asolar collector that could be used to heat or cool buildings.Now in its sixth year, the Innovation Awards, ... [Published Ferret.com.au - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Big ideas lauded at innovation awards

A revolutionary rock sampling technology that achieved commercial success and a solar collector that can be used to heat or cool buildings are among the big winners in the 2014 UNSW Innovation Awards.Now in its sixth year, the Innovation Awards, coordinated ... [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

A Window that Controls Energy Flow

Seventy-five percent of domestic energy consumption today is used for heating and hot water. With rising energy costs, the utility industries today are taking hundreds and thousands of dollars out of every family's pockets. A start-up project wants to ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Solar lens water heating system

A solar water heating system, including: (a) a solar heating collector, having: (i) an array of convex lenses; (ii) a panel disposed below the array of convex lenses, wherein the array of convex lenses focuses sunlight on the panel to heat areas of the ... [Published Free Patents Online - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: Solar furnace
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Solar sunflower delivers energy and water to off-grid communities

Images: IBM Research and Airlight EnergyIBM Research and Swiss solar technology company Airlight Energy are working to develop a cost-effective solar panel system that provides remote locations with electricity, heat and water.The High Concentration PhotoVoltaic ... [Published Architecture & Design - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

A Window that Controls Energy Flow

A team of engineers from a start-up campaign in Vancouver, BC aims to drastically alter the consumption ratio with an economical system that works from both, the delivery and the usage side. By Sophia Nourozi, Ilia Stavitckii, H.R. Tschudi, Assad Abdulwahab, ... [Published PRWeb - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Upcoming solar storage parity in Germany represents threat to fossil fuel based generation

In Fossil Fuel Generator Industry Will Be Hit Hardest By Energy Storage, Giles Parkinson , of CleanTechnica describes a new report from the investment bank HSBC that predicts "conventional energy generators will be the biggest losers from the upcoming ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

SUNPOWER : Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Nested Torque Tubes for Photovoltaic Tracking Systems", for Approval

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Electronics Newsweekly -- From Washington, D.C. , VerticalNews journalists report that a patent application by the inventor Grushkowitz, Tyler ( Hayward, CA ), filed on March 15, 2013 , was made available online ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Method of making solar collector assemblies with optical concentrator encapsulant

Disclosed is a method of making solar collector assemblies for photovoltaic conversion. The method comprises providing a mold for receiving encapsulant, the mold having serially arranged, alternating peaks and valleys. A respective PV solar cell is placed ... [Published Free Patents Online - Sep 30 2014]

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"When petroleum companies look for hydrocarbons deep underground, they use laboratory methods to understand the rock they are dealing with" Arns said
"Secondarily, the way a lot of projects in Kuwait are structured – the requirement, for example, for five years before ownership is taken – is different from many other countries. That presents a challenge in putting together a consortium, including a local partner willing to get paid at the end of the five years. It changes the return on the project"
"Basically, it's a breathing battery," Wu says. "It breathes in air when it discharges, and breathes out when it charges."

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Evolution and Economics of Solar PV Cells [Published Ask.com - Oct 23 2014]
Building-integration of plastic collectors [Published Sun & Wind Energy - Oct 22 2014]
Solar power plant with integrated gas turbine [Published Free Patents Online - Oct 21 2014]
Heat pipe for a solar collector [Published Free Patents Online - Oct 21 2014]
Big ideas recognised at 2014 UNSW Innovation Aw... [Published Ferret.com.au - Oct 19 2014]
Big ideas lauded at innovation awards [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
Society to honor individuals, teams at ceremony [Published NWI Times - Oct 16 2014]
A Gorgeous Tour of the Largest Ship in the World [Published Wired News - Oct 16 2014]
World premiere of One World Solar Collector ahe... [Published sonnenseite.com - Oct 16 2014]
A Window that Controls Energy Flow [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Oct 15 2014]
Solar lens water heating system [Published Free Patents Online - Oct 14 2014]
Kuwait: A CSP market worth entering? [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Oct 13 2014]
Assessing the effect of PV generation on distri... [Published EE Publishers - Oct 13 2014]
Solar sunflower delivers energy and water to of... [Published Architecture & Design - Oct 10 2014]
Kuwait Finance House KSC : A CSP market worth e... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 09 2014]
A Window that Controls Energy Flow [Published PRWeb - Oct 08 2014]
Upcoming solar storage parity in Germany repres... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 05 2014]
SUNPOWER : Researchers Submit Patent Applicatio... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 04 2014]
Arizona Gardeners: Preventing bird damage in yo... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Oct 02 2014]
Is this truly a maintenance-free house? [Published Treehugger - Oct 01 2014]
Method of making solar collector assemblies wit... [Published Free Patents Online - Sep 30 2014]
Torque transfer between trough collector modules [Published Free Patents Online - Sep 30 2014]
ICOM launches Glass Structures & Facades course [Published Glass on Web - Sep 30 2014]
The Forgotten Story Of The 1970s East Village W... [Published Gothamist - Sep 29 2014]
Research and Markets Adds Report: Evolution and... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
5 Solar and Wind Stocks for Contrarian Aussie I... [Published TheBull.com.au - Sep 27 2014]
Novatec Solar and BASF start operations of sola... [Published FuturEnergy - Sep 26 2014]
IBM Water Cooling Enables a Super Solar Dish [Published EE Times - Sep 25 2014]
North Central Illinois Solar Tour to be Held Oc... [Published WIFR - Sep 25 2014]
Apparatus for field welding solar receiver tubes [Published Free Patents Online - Sep 23 2014]
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Welcome To Mars. Here's Where You'll Be Staying [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 20 2014]
Martian Pyramid RenderingValcrow NASA has plans to put humans on Mars in the 2030s or 2040s, and the private company Mars One is already interviewing applicants to for its one-way trip to the Red Planet. But a couple of crucial questions remain. ...
[tt] NS 2967: The mirror crack'd: Why physics i... [Published TranshumanTech - May 10 2014]
NS 2967: The mirror crack'd: Why physics is lopsided http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229674.500-the-mirror-crackd-why-physics-is-lopsided.html * 01 May 2014 by Frank CloseFrank Close is professor of physics at the University of Oxford. TheLopsided ...
[tt] NS 2967: The mirror crack'd: Why physics i... [Published TranshumanTech - May 10 2014]
NS 2967: The mirror crack'd: Why physics is lopsided http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229674.500-the-mirror-crackd-why-physics-is-lopsided.html * 01 May 2014 by Frank CloseFrank Close is professor of physics at the University of Oxford. TheLopsided ...
Five out-there energy projects that are moving ... [Published GigaOM Network - May 05 2014]
Some newer clean energy sources, like solar panels and wind turbines, are becoming mainstream industries , with low prices and established financing models. But even in this era of emerging predictable clean energy, there are some pretty weird, experimental ...
Five out-there energy projects that are moving ... [Published Earth2Tech - May 05 2014]
Some newer clean energy sources, like solar panels and wind turbines, are becoming mainstream industries , with low prices and established financing models. But even in this era of emerging predictable clean energy, there are some pretty weird, experimental ...
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