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Hybrid Solar System Makes Rooftop Hydrogen
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While roofs across the world sport photovoltaic solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity, a Duke University engineer believes a novel hybrid system can wring even more useful energy out of the sun’s rays. Instead of systems based on standard solar panels, Duke engineer Nico Hotz proposes a hybrid option in which sunlight heats a […]

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Higher Efficiency Hybrid Solar Collector
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Improved Hybrid Solar Collector Has Higher Efficiency, Longer Lifespan TU Delft student of Sustainable Energy Technology Stefan Roest developed a new type of hybrid solar collector with a higher efficiency and a longer lifespan than the current hybrid systems for his graduation project. A hybrid solar collector is a combination of a photovoltaic solar panel […]

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Six Easy Steps to Estimate Cost of a Solar Power System
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Solar power energy systems are not inexpensive. That said it’s important to compare them within context of other types of home improvement projects. Home buyers and realtors view a solar photovoltaic or solar hot water heating system as a significant value-added improvement – similar to adding a deck or remodeling your kitchen. Plus unlike a […]

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Alubond Solar Panels Could Save $70 Million
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People who want to use clean and green energy often complain about high costs of solar panels and even a longer breakeven period. So research teams and companies are constantly trying to improve upon the drawbacks of solar panels. Suntrof Systems LLC is bringing forth a new innovation in solar collector panels that could bring […]

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