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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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Bombeo de Agua Mediante Energía Solar Fotovoltaica

Este documento describe las ventajas y desventajas del bombeo de agua mediante energía solar.

Neil Noble, Published on 2010

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

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

Cable Selection in Small Off-grid Solar energy Installations

Ideally, voltage drop in a solar energy installation should be < 2%. To keep costs down the cables recommended in this guide are designed to ensure voltage drop ...

Ben Dana, Published by Quetsol on 2012

Calentador de Agua Solar Serpentín

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 AITG on 2009

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

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

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

Destilación Solar

Solar distillation is the process of removing salts and other impurities using the energy of sun to get pure water for drinking.

Maite Valdese, Published on 2009

Energía Solar Fotovoltaica

This fact sheet looks at the background of solar photovoltaic energy (in which sunlight is directly converted into electricity), the design of PV cell, modules and arrays, and configuration of PV...

Alison Doig, Dr, Published by Practical Action/EWB on 2011

Energía Solar Fotovoltaica Refrigeración de Vacunas

La energía fotovoltaica solar para refrigeradores tiene mucho potencial para áreas remotas.

Alison Doig, Dr, Published on 2013

Energía Solar Térmica

La energía solar térmica y aplicaciones de la energía solar térmica como la destilación de calefacción, el secado y el agua.

Amy Punter, Published on 2007

Esquema Informativo para el Diseño de Sistemas Solares Fotovoltaicos

Use esta guía de trabajo para ayudarse en diseñar su propio sistema autónomo de potencia solar.

Matthew Little, Dr, Published by Renewable Energy Innovation

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

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

Manual de Instalación de Energía Solar Aislada Pequeña

Una guía completa sobre cómo instalar un sistema solar F.V. aislada de hasta 235W (o con un solo panel.) Escrito con la colaboración de empresa instaladora Quetsol, sobre todo para aplicaciones en...

Ben Dana, Published by Quetsol on 2012

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

Pompes à Eau Solaires (Photovoltaïque)

Le pompage de l'eau est une longue histoire ; tellement de méthodes ont été développées pour pomper l'eau

Neil Noble, Published on 2012

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


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