Cooling PV panels with salt water
An Anglo-Egyptian study group has actually developed an easy air conditioning approach based upon saturated triggered alumina, with saline water as an air conditioning agent.
Sep 16, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, UK, Europe, cooling
Active cooling for PV modules in floating arrays
Saudi Arabian scientists have actually produced a serpentine cooling block framework to improve the efficiency of PV panels in floating solar projects by around 1.5%. The cooling block can be loaded through a low-cost, 15.6 W commercial 12 V DC water pump with cool water.
Sep 15, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Floating PV, floating PV, JinkoSolar, Asia, Pakistan, cooling
Examining CPM-based passive cooling for CPV systems
A global study group has checked change product warm sinks for warm monitoring on a concentrator photovoltaic or pv system. It discovered that raising over height ratios decreases the development of stratified fluid layers, which consequently reduces the possible hot spots in the upper part of the solar cell.
Aug 17, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Japan, Asia, Africa, Egypt, cooling, CPV systems
Solar tile with passive cooling
Researchers built the gadget by affixing 17%- effective monocrystalline PV cells to a mortar roofing ceramic tile that was doped with a phase-change product (PCM). The PCM solar tile provided 4.1% even more power than the PV ceramic tile without any cooling representative in the winter season, and 2.2% to 4.3% even more during the summer.
Aug 7, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Australia, Oceania, cooling
Cooling down mechanism increases solar power harvesting for self-powered outside sensors
Sensors positioned in the atmosphere invest long periods of time outdoors via all climate condition, as well as they should continuously power themselves in order to accumulate data. Lots of, like photovoltaic cells, make use of the sunlight to produce electricity, yet powering outdoor sensing units at night is a challenge.
Jul 14, 2020 // Technology, USA, North America, cooling, Satoshi Ishii
Wind instructions and tilt angle method to keeping panels cool
A strategy proposed by researchers in the United Stated could increase solar plant outcome 5% as well as reduce panel degradation by more than 0.3% each year, according to the researchers. The technique is based upon wind direction and rate, and also component disposition.
Jul 13, 2020 // Technology, USA, North America, cooling, Oregon
Solar to power 7MW ‘water battery’ at Aussie university
Energy use by air conditioning can be both expensive and taxing for the environment, with the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), Queensland, Australia, set to trial a three-storey ‘water battery’ to reduce both energy demand and cost.
Sep 4, 2019 // Storage, Thermal, Australia, queensland, Oceania, thermal energy storage, air conditioning, water battery, cooling, USC