Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Solar Power

Edited by Radu Rugescu

Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania

A wide variety of detail regarding genuine and proprietary research from distinguished authors is presented, ranging from new means of evaluation of the local solar irradiance to the manufacturing technology of photovoltaic cells. Also included is the topic of biotechnology based on solar energy and electricity generation onboard space vehicles in an optimised manner with possible transfer to the Earth. The graphical material supports the presentation, transforming the reading into a pleasant and instructive labor for any interested specialist or student.

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Solar PowerEdited by Radu Rugescu

Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1402

ISBN: 978-953-51-0014-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6119-6

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

57960 Total Chapter Downloads

22 Crossref Citations

26 Web of Science Citations

40 Dimensions Citations


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1. Prediction of Solar Radiation Intensity for Cost-Effective PV Sizing and Intelligent Energy Buildings

By Eleni Kaplani and Socrates Kaplanis


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2. Solar Energy Resources Used in Building in Chongqing, China

By Ding Yong, Li Bai-Zhan, Yao Run-Ming, Lian Da-Qi and Dai Hui-Zi


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3. Evaluation of Solar Spectra and Their Effects on Radiative Transfer and Climate Simulation

By Zhian Sun, Jiangnan Li and Jingmiao Liu


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4. Modified Degree-Hour Calculation Method

By C. Coskun, D. Demiral, M. Ertürk, Z. Oktay


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5. Concentration of Solar Energy Using Optical Systems Designed from a Set of Conical Rings

By Jorge González-García, Sergio Vázquez-Montiel, Agustin Santiago-Alvarado and Graciela Castro-González


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6. Solar Mirrors

By Rafael Almanza and Iván Martínez


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7. Application of Solar Energy in the Processes of Gas, Water and Soil Treatment

By Joanna Pawłat and Henryka D. Stryczewska


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8. The Behaviour of Low-Cost Passive Solar Energy Efficient House, South Africa

By Golden Makaka, Edson L. Meyer, Sampson Mamphweli and Michael Simon


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9. Nanogold Loaded, Nitrogen Doped TiO2 Photocatalysts for the Degradation of Aquatic Pollutants Under Sun Light

By Zahira Yaakob, Anila Gopalakrishnan, Silija Padikkaparambil, Binitha N. Narayanan and Resmi M. Ramakrishnan


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10. Estimation of Solar Energy Influx to the Sea in the Light of Fast Satellite Technique Development

By Adam Krężel and Katarzyna Bradtke


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11. Mems-Concept Using Micro Turbines for Satellite Power Supply

By Daniel Schubert


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12. Performance Analysis of Low Concentrating PV-CPC Systems with Structured Reflectors

By Sylvester Hatwaambo


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13. Contribution of Spectrally Selective Reflector Surface to Heat Reduction in Silicon Concentrator Solar Cells

By Christopher M. Maghanga and Mghendi M. Mwamburi


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14. Issues on Interfacing Problematics in PV Generator and MPP-Tracking Converters

By Teuvo Suntio


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15. Research and Application of Solar Energy Photovoltaic-Thermal Technology

By Jiang Wu and Jianxing Ren


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16. High Temperature Annealing of Dislocations in Multicrystalline Silicon for Solar Cells

By Gaute Stokkan, Christoffer Rosario, Marianne Berg and Otto Lohne


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17. Photobiological Solar Energy Harvest

By Ashley L. Powell and Halil Berberoglu


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18. Effect of Solar Concentrator System on Disinfection of Soil-Borne Pathogens and Tomato Seedling Growth

By Sirichai Thepa, Jirasak Kongkiattikajorn and Roongrojana Songprakorp


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19. Employing Cyanobacteria for Biofuel Synthesis and CCS

By Christer Jansson


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