Posts Tagged ‘solar thermal energy’

First Solar Plant Capable of Generating 5MW of Solar Energy

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 7:14 No Comments

eSolar launched the Sierra SunTower on a sunny stretch of desert in Lancaster, California; the first CSP solar tower of its kind in the US. While equally heroic, the SunTower is more technologically advanced than Archimedes attempts; instead of bronze shields, it uses 24,000 mirrors angled by sophisticated computer algorithms to concentrate the sun’s energy, [...]

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Solar Cogeneration Panels Could Triples the Energy Yield

Tuesday, June 2, 2009 2:23 1 Comment

PVT Solar s pioneering a technology that take the heat generated by the solar panels and use it to power a solar thermal system.According to the PVT Solar , these solar cogeneration panels are three times more efficient than anything else out there.

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