Active solar


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Active solar

A solar application, which uses electrical or mechanical equipment to assist in the collection and storage of solar energy for the purpose of heating, cooling, or making electricity.
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Based on the various product segments the market can be categorised in two broad categories namely active solar water heater and passive solar water heater.
Since its founding, the company has emerged as one of the largest and most active solar energy developers in the Rocky Mountain West, with a growing regional and international footprint and pipeline.
Ron Livesey has been busy comparing graphically the frequency of aurora in Scotland with active solar areas, geomagnetic indices and magnetic storms.
Even though we would like to use some of the more expensive green technologies, such as active solar, in our homes, we've found them to be cost prohibitive in our market," he says.
The Sustainability Committee might also suggest to the City Council tougher building codes for energy conservation, with an emphasis on passive heating and cooling design and active solar technology.
Many of the guidelines are applicable over a wide range of climates; however, readers are encouraged to consult other literature sources for more detail on passive cooling strategies and active solar cooling technologies.
Technically the greenhouse, without the active solar thermal system on line, has only dropped below 32[degrees]F for very brief periods.
Some were partners in the Coronal Magnetic Structures Observing Campaign in late 1987, an intensive study of several active solar regions at different wavelengths during the rise phase of the present solar cycle.
The CSL was created by some of the most active solar lighting producers in North America to foster awareness and provide education in solar lighting and the applications where it is a viable alternative to conventional grid-connected lighting technology.
Although Takara Leben already has eight active solar energy plants in Japan with a total capacity of 10MW, it seeks to boost its capacity to 100MW.
The company currently has several active solar projects in Puerto Rico.
New Jersey is the second most active solar state in the country and until now, system managers have been relying on fly-by-night contractors to help maintain their high value assets.

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