Latin Americas, Product News

  • The Brazilian Energy Initiative (2002)

    After the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg, August 26-September 4, 2002, Professor José Goldemberg wrote this text to hit on a main point; renewable energy is a basic ingredient for sustainable development.

    He...

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  • Solar Water Heating Calculation Tool

    This Calculation Tool was developed by the National Country Program of Albania under the Global Solar Water Heating Market Transformation and Strengthening Initiative. 

    This is a simplified Residential & Service Solar Water Heating system calculation tool, which estimates the size...

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  • Concentrating Solar Thermal Systems for Generating Electricity (2010)

    This is a presentation from the Mexican Non-Conventional Energy Management Electric Power Research Institute aimed at describing the perspectives of using concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies, and the implications stemming from this choice. It was made during the Latin American Energy...

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  • Energy Revolution: A Sustainable Latin America Energy Outlook (2007)

    This report, produced by Greenpeace International and EREC (European Renewable Energy Council), explores possible scenarios of energy use in Latin America. The report develops a sustainable energy pathway up to 2050, including energy technologies such as solar, wind, geothermal, biomass,...

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  • Germany: Coil Coating Line for Solar Applications

    Inaugurating a EUR 20 million investment: Ingo Beyer, CEO of Alanod-Solar GmbH & Co. KG (left), Christa Thoben, Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, and Wilhelm Wiggenhagen, Mayor of Ennepetal, are cutting the ribbon together. Photo:...

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  • Solar Water Heating Fee-for-Service Programmes in the Caribbean Region (2006)

    This 2006 guidebook, prepared with the support of several institutions (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP); Blue Moon Fund; Oak Foundation; Green Markets International; Caribbean Solar Technologies Limited; Vitae Civilis Institute) provides electric utility companies...

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  • Solar cooling: a new Field for Simulations

    Solar cooling is a promising new field of application for solar thermal technology. A new version of the simulation software Polysun will be published in April. It will not only be able to design solar thermal systems but also solar powered cooling plants that work with compression coolers or...

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  • India: Vacuum Tube Collector on the Balcony

    Horizontally installed vacuum tube collectors for flat owners and residents of high-rise apartments in India. Security standards for overhead mounted vacuum tubes have not yet been developed.

    Photo: Hykon

     

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