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Solar Energy

Direct energy from the sun can be used either as photovoltaic energy, where light is converted directly into electricity, or as thermal energy, where heat from the sun can be used to generate electricity. Solar energy is a clean, renewable source of energy which, once installed, does not face some of the issues with access, availability and pollution that are experienced with fuels such as wood and coal.

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Post harvest Loss: How to Use a Solar Grain Dryer.

This video explains how to dry grains after harvest by building a low-cost High Velocity Solar Grain Dryer. Drying grain is important because it reduces the chance for mold growth in the grain,...

Scientific Animations Without Borders, Published by Scientific Animations Without Borders on 2016

Business Models for Energy Delivery

Community driven energy project require business models that are adaptive and responsive to the need of the marginalised communities. This report focuses on innovative business models and explores...

Netherlands Development Organization (SNV), Published by SNV on 2017

Business Models for Sustainable Energy of Rural Communities Project in Chikwawa and Nsanje Districts, Malawi

Business models in the power sector takes many forms. In the private sector, the prime focus is profit making while in the public sector the focus is on service delivery. SE4RC is a community...

Hivos, Published by Sustainbale Energy for Rural Communities (SE4RC) on 2017

Calentadores solares de agua (ducha solar), para la buena higiene de la familia

El Calentador Solar de agua es una unidad típica de calefacción solar (gratuita y abundante) formada por paneles montados en el techo. En este caso se utilizan unos colectores o captores solares...

Soluciones Prácticas, Published on 2017

Sistema fotovoltaico

Un sistema fotovoltaico (SFV) tiene como objetivo la captación de radiación solar y transformarla en energía eléctrica para su consumo. Los paneles fotovoltaicos están formados por celdas o células...

Soluciones Prácticas, Published on 2017

Muro trombe

El Sistema de Calefacción Ecológica (Muro Trombe) es un muro o pared orientada al sol, preferentemente al norte en el hemisferio sur y al sur en el hemisferio norte, construido con materiales que...

Soluciones Prácticas, Published on 2017

SE4RC Mashaba Minigrid: Zimbabwe's First Inclusive Solar Minigrid

The SE4RC Mashaba Minigrid project is an EU funded project which is providing 10,000 people with access to modern clean energy in Gwanda district, Zimbabwe. The mini grid has an output of 99 kW and...

Practical Action, Published on 2017

Secado o deshidratación solar

El calor del sol junto con el viento se han utilizado durante varios miles de años para deshidratar las cosechas para su conservación.

Barrie Axtell;Tony Swetman, Published on 2016

La Cocina Solar Y La Salud

Presentamos algunas ideas sobre lo que es la cocina solar y sus capacidades – asi como sus limitaciones.

Darwin Curtis, Published on 2015

Calentamiento de Agua Mediante Energia Solar

Los calentadores solares de agua normalmente utilizan un colector solar y un tanque de almacenaje y proporcionan agua caliente para lavarse y calentarse.

Ray Holland, Published by Practical Action on 2015

ශක්ති සංහිතා: සූර්යය තාපයෙන් බලශක්තිය

This video is on solar energy.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

Solar PV energy in Nepal

Renewable energy practices in Nepal

Practical Action, Published on 2014

Solar Thermal Energy in Nepal

Renewable energy practices in Nepal

Practical Action, Published on 2011

Cuisson a L'energie Solaire et Sante

Idées sur ce que la cuisson solaire est d'environ, ses capacités, ses problèmes de santé ainsi que ses limites.

Darwin Curtis, Published on 2006

Serpentine Solar Water Heating Build Manual

Manual for building serpentine solar water heating system with the basic of installation guides and a list of component materials.

Ben Dana, Published on 2009

Solar PV Technologies in Pakistan

Renewable energy practices in Pakistan

Published on 2011

Solar Thermal Technologies in India

Renewable energy practices in India

Published on 2011

Solar Thermal Technologies in Pakistan

Renewable energy practices in Pakistan

Published on 2011

Manual de Diseo Calentador Serpentine

Le Serpentin est un collecteur thermal solaire, développé par l’AIDG, dans le cadre d’un système de chauffage hydraulique à bas prix pour les foyers de Xela au Guatemala.

Ben Dana, Published by AIDG on 2011

Serpentine Solar Water Heating Design Manual

The Serpentine is a solar thermal collector developed as part of a low cost water heating system by the AIDG for households in Xela, Guatemala.

Ben Dana, Published by AIDG on 2002


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