Tagged Efficiency

‘Hot spots’ increase efficiency of solar desalination

Researchers showed they could boost the efficiency of their nanotechnology-enabled solar membrane desalination system by more than 50% simply by adding inexpensive plastic lenses to concentrate sunlight into ‘hot spots.’ Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

Hyundai advances in-wheel motor technology for electric vehicles

By Bridie Schmidt Hyundai unveils plans to commercialise in-wheel motor technology, that allows for better turning capabilities and improved vehicle efficiency. The post Hyundai advances in-wheel motor technology for electric vehicles appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Calyxo improves efficiency of CdTe thin-film module to 16.5%

By Kelly Pickerel German thin-film solar panel manufacturer Calyxo TS Solar GmBH has reached a module efficiency of 16.5% and panel output of 118 W with its latest solar panel generation. This is a small increase over the 15.4% efficiency and 111-W output reached in January this year. Calyxo said this new efficiency rating is…

Ameresco constructing 622-kWdc solar system on capped landfill

By Billy Ludt Ameresco, an energy efficiency and renewables company, has partnered with the Westport, Massachusetts, to install a 622-kWdc ground-mounted solar PV system at the town’s closed landfill. Ameresco will be responsible for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of the solar farm, at its own expense. “Using the closed landfill for a solar…

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