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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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Understanding the Knowledge Gap: Solar PV Waste Management

Saha, Uttam, Published on 2021

The Government of Bangladesh is promoting solar electricity generating technology, and installing various Nano-grid, micro-grid systems countrywide. Many components, used in solar technology...

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

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

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,...

Business Models for Energy Delivery

Netherlands Development Organization (SNV), Published by SNV on 2012

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...

Business Models for Sustainable Energy of Rural Communities...

Hivos, Published by Sustainbale Energy for Rural Communities (SE4RC) on 2012

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...

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

Soluciones Prácticas, Published on 2027

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...

Sistema fotovoltaico

Soluciones Prácticas, Published on 2027

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...

Muro trombe

Soluciones Prácticas, Published on 2027

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...

SE4RC Mashaba Minigrid: Zimbabwe's First Inclusive Solar Minigrid

Practical Action, Published on 2025

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...

Secado o deshidratación solar

Barrie Axtell;Tony Swetman, Published on 2016

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

La Cocina Solar Y La Salud

Darwin Curtis, Published on 2015

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

Calentamiento de Agua Mediante Energia Solar

Ray Holland, Published by Practical Action on 2015

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

ශක්ති සංහිතා: සූර්යය තාපයෙන් බලශක්තිය

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

This video is on solar energy.

Solar PV energy in Nepal

Practical Action, Published on 2014

Renewable energy practices in Nepal

Solar Thermal Energy in Nepal

Practical Action, Published on 2011

Renewable energy practices in Nepal

Cuisson a L'energie Solaire et Sante

Darwin Curtis, Published on 2006

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

Serpentine Solar Water Heating Build Manual

Ben Dana, Published on 2009

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

Solar PV Technologies in Pakistan

Published on 2011

Renewable energy practices in Pakistan

Solar Thermal Technologies in India

Published on 2011

Renewable energy practices in India

Solar Thermal Technologies in Pakistan

Published on 2011

Renewable energy practices in Pakistan

Manual de Diseo Calentador Serpentine

Ben Dana, Published by AIDG on 2011

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.


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