Solar Thermal

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First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

A Green Factory to Crop Up On Chicago's South Side

While most 19th century manufacturing hubs were known for their poor working conditions, the Pullman District on Chicago’s South Side was the country’s first model industrial town designed to provide a safer and healthier environment for the Pullman sleeping ... [Published GreenSource - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Global update

Hey. Things are happening. It’s a fact that the humanity is in the midst of a major shift in how it produces and uses energy. But one question remains: how FAST will this transition to renewables occur?Titanic forces are at play here, some trying to slow ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Domestic RHI Incentive launch

Jaga Heating Products UK has reacted positively to the launch of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).Phil Marris, managing director of Jaga Heating Products, said: “This is a promising step forward in our nation’s push towards the ‘20-20-20’ targets. ... [Published Heating & Plumbing Monthly - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Plate heat exchangers produce a solar thermal hot water solution

Stokvis has supplied its Ecotube solar energy system for a variety of projects across the UK, for application in hotels, schools, hospitals, commercial organisations and Government departments, installed to minimise temperature losses and generate heat ... [Published Building Talk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

New “solar thermal fuel” has energy density of lead batteries

Right now, photovoltaic devices are the cheapest, most efficient way to harvest the energy in sunlight. The problem is that this energy ends up in the form of electricity, which we have difficulty storing in a cost-effective manner. An alternative approach, ... [Published ArsTechnica - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Solar thermal: Alanod to close BlueTec factory

Alanod GmbH & Co. KG (Ennepetal, Germany) has announced that it will close the production facilities of BlueTec GmbH & Co. KG (Trendelburg, Germany), only weeks after acquiring the company on March 28 th , 2014.The company says that after a survey of ... [Published Solarserver - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

White Light, Stored Heat

MIT and Harvard University An arclamp simulates sunlight striking a new prototype material that can both collect solar energy and then store it for later release as heat.Researchers have developed a new material for solar thermal energy applications, ... [Published Spectrum Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Final push for solar thermal

Local leaders have made a final push for solar thermal energy in Port Augusta. Local leaders have made a final push for solar thermal energy in Port Augusta. Representatives from Repower Port Augusta, Port Augusta City Council and the Construction, Forestry, ... [Published Port Augusta Transcontinental - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Solar could ‘power globe solo’

15/04/2014Solar power has the largest technical potential of all renewables “by a large magnitude” to meet world primary energy demand, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.The report on climate change mitigation by IPCC Working ... [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mixed Greens: Home-grown solar thermal pilot launched

A $1.7 million solar thermal demonstration plant has been launched at Newcastle’s Wallsend Pool – a first of its kind in Australia that will generate 30kW of electricity and 150kW of heat for the swimming pool. The small-scale plant combines showcases ... [Published Renew Economy - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Solar thermal delivers low-cost pool power

A new small-scale solar thermal demonstration plant is set to make a splash at the City of Newcastle’s swimming pool in Wallsend.ARENA chief Ivor Frischknecht today joined Parliamentary Secretary for Industry Bob Baldwin at the official launch of the ... [Published Business Spectator - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

『 PV, solar thermal and energy storage: Intersolar China 2014 celebrates positive results 』

Intersolar China took place in Beijing from March 26–28, 2014. For the first time, the exhibition and conference for the solar industry was held together with CIPV Expo China and Clean Energy Expo China.Upwards of 7,000 visitors to the China International ... [Published ECF - Apr 14 2014]

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"In effect, they behave as rechargeable thermal batteries, taking in energy from the sun, storing it indefinitely, and then releasing it on demand" according to MIT News
...have multiple adverse impacts on the renewable energy industry and, more broadly, on the nation's environmental and energy future," Bossong says. "Consequently, the EIA is doing a serious disservice to the public by publishing analyses that are inherently inconsistent with its own historical data and near-term projections."
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "For the latter, we propose using an infrared-frequency rectifying antenna, and we discuss its operating principles, efficiency limits, system design considerations, and possible technological implementations."

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UK's RHI is a win-win policy [Published Individual.com - Apr 17 2014]
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Scientists might have figured out how to make s... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 16 2014]
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Here Comes the Sun: Some Locals Live Off the Grid [Published The Ithaca Times - Apr 16 2014]
European collaboration to develop solar energy ... [Published World of Renewables - Apr 16 2014]
How to Generate Solar Power Where the Sun Don’t... [Published Time - Apr 16 2014]
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New “solar thermal fuel” has energy density of ... [Published Ars Technica - Apr 16 2014]
Right now, photovoltaic devices are the cheapest, most efficient way to harvest the energy in sunlight. The problem is that this energy ends up in the form of electricity, which we have difficulty storing in a cost-effective manner. An alternative approach, ...
How to Generate Solar Power Where the Sun Don’t... [Published TIME.com - Apr 16 2014]
Solar power, it goes without saying, requires solar radiation, which if you’re thinking like a solar traditionalist means a shining sun. But the key to upending that sort of conventional thinking about how we sip “free” energy from the massive thermonuclear ...
White Light, Stored Heat [Published IEEE Spectrum - Apr 15 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> MIT and Harvard UniversityAn arclamp simulates sunlight striking a new prototype material that can both collect solar energy and then store it for later release as heat. Researchers have developed a new ...
A molecular approach to solar power [Published MIT News feed - Apr 13 2014]
It’s an obvious truism, but one that may soon be outdated: The problem with solar power is that sometimes the sun doesn’t shine. Now a team at MIT and Harvard University has come up with an ingenious workaround — a material that can absorb the sun’s ...
HMM: Cheap Solar Power—at Night: New solar ther... [Published Instapundit - Apr 09 2014]
HMM: Cheap Solar Power—at Night: New solar thermal technologies could address solar power’s intermittency problem. ...
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Mercury Solar Systems, Inc. Shareholders Vote i... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 09 2014]
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