Posts Tagged ‘concentrated solar power’

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New Solar Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light Into Heat

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by

New Solar Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light Into Heat An engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based[...]
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New Solar Concentrator Can Boost Efficiency 35%

Posted on September 17th, 2012 by

Concentrated solar power (CSP) is usually a term used to describe devices that concentrate sunlight onto water, which then is run through a steam turbine[...]
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DOE Research Shows Wind Turbines Are Beneficial For Crops

Posted on December 20th, 2010 by

DOE researchers studied the effects of wind turbines on crops in rural areas. They found the turbines to be quite beneficial in the long run. Also, Secretary Chu approved two big loans for wind and solar projects.