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The battery runs out too quickly there's no where to charge it and it's too expensive it's been a bumpy start for the allelectric car with some survey saying only five percent of drivers are considering switching away from traditional gas guzzlers Can the electric car overcome these roadblocks Buckle up Industrial Revolutions gets behind the wheel Every day a thousand more cars join the congested roads of New Delhi pumping more carbon onto already smoggy streets experts warn India could see an extra 140 million vehicles by 2035 So, could the electric car be the solution.
It was specifically designed for lowcost but yet not be a boring vehicle and we have kept the cost under ten thousand dollars Launched a year ago Mahindra Reva's e2o is one of ten electric models on the global market it can travel 100 kilometers on a single charge We keep about 10 kilometres of charge in reserve that the customer cannot automatically use when the battery runs out of charge the customer has to contact the control center and control center will release the last ten kilometers and thereby cannot.
Accidentally and get stranded on the road With only five hundred e2o's sold so far it's clear there's a long road ahead to winning over skeptical consumers But maybe the future isn't an electric one Maybe the answer comes from the sky Meet Stella What makes Stella special is that it's the world's first family call on solar energy it's a car that actually provides energy instead of just using it Students at Eindhoven University built the four seater car to compete in the world solar challenge which they went on to win.
With it's aerodynamic shape and lightweight it can travel 400 kilometers on a single charge But what happens if the Sun doesn't shine It's going to stop Stella when it's cloudy because we have a really large battery in the car and essentially you can see it as a normal electric car but you have solar panel as range extender We saw electric vehicles coming up which are very practical but have a limited range but on the other hand we saw solar cars which have a huge range but are not.
Solar glass GlastonAir Part 7 of 9
Welcome the air age! Perhaps the greatest thing that GlastonAir brings to the solar glass business is that thinner glass improves the transmittance of the solar radiation, thereby increasing the efficiency rate of the Photovoltaic panels. Greater transmittance and improved efficiency provide gains in energy yield. Cutting down on the glass thickness also reduces the weight of the PV panels, which gives many significant savings throughout the entire value chain. Solar panel glass produced by GlastonAir provides the most durable solar panels against sudden weather variations and heavy storms. This is thanks to the high level of tempering even with extremely thin glass,.
And because of the exceptional glass flatness. As there are practically no roller wave or edge lift issues, the glass can be laminated with a higher quality than with conventional tempered glass. High quality lamination extends the lifetime of the solar panels and fulfills the tightest technical specifications of our customers. The flattest tempered glass for the Concentrated Solar Power units In addition to the PV market, thin glass can be utilized in the concentrated solar power industry as well. Currently, the CSP industry uses both tempered and annealed bent glass.
Tempered glass is preferred in the industry due to its durability. However, the challenge with bent and tempered glass has been the quality and lower efficiency rates. Greater efficiency can be achieved through higher precision of the solar radiation from the parabolic reflector into the absorber tube. The precision rate, in turn, depends on the quality of the reflector's parabolic shape. The flatness of the glass is an important requirement to achieve the correct shape for the parabolic reflector. For this need, GlastonAir is the best solution. It offers thin flat tempered glass that can be coldbent into a parabolic form.
The photovoltaic industry is at a very interesting point right now. For a long time the cost of solar electricity was dominated by the cost of the solar panel you had to put on your roof. This was a bunch of expensive semiconductors that you had to put up on your roof. So that's typically dominated the focus of the research trying to decrease the cost of solar energy. So we typically refer the costs of solar power as being composed of the cost of the solar panel and also the cost of the balance of system the ancillary stuff. We're now.
At a point where even if I dramatically reduce the cost of silicon solarcells. These guys are about 20 efficient I'm getting in to tis law of diminishing returns where, even if I started giving you silicon solarcells for free, I'm not actually lowering the overall cost of solar power produced. So that's were concentrating photovoltaics come in.And that's where you're able to take very highefficiency solar cells like what are used on the space station and leverage the very expensive cost by using cheap inexpensive optics like lenses, basically like white magnifying glasses in order to redirect a lot of sunlight very.
Small areas of solar cell. So you can still generate a lot of power, but you don't need very much expensive solar cells. So what we did is we basically tried to take concentrating photovoltaics and scale them down to a much smaller more compact size basically trying to achieve concentrating photovoltaics in the in the same form factor as standard photovoltaics panels. So that you could substitute these very highefficiency concentrating photovoltaics in applications that are traditionally dominated by standard photovoltaics panels. What we've tried to do is implement something that's that achieves that tracking through translation.
Reducing Energy Consumption
To turn barley into malt, malting plants need energy, especially during the kilning phase, where germination is halted by heating the grain up to 85C. Malteurop uses several energy sources, depending on local resources gas, electricity, or a combination of those two, and in the near future, biomass. The challenge is to limit the use of resources by getting the best energy yield possible and to increase the share of energy from renewable sources. We aim for energy efficiency, first by optimizing energy use, and also by producing as much energy as possible in our plant.
Heat pumps are a good example. From electricity, heat pumps produce thermal energy with a high coefficient of energy performances. Malteurop also produces energy using cogeneration plants, which produce both thermal energy and electricity thermal energy for heating the kiln and electricity to drive the machines and to produce cold energy for germination. To manage how these modular sources are combined, Malteurop has developed a new smart computerised management system. Our exclusive expert system lets us use the energy source that's best for each step of the process, and adaptations are made in real time.
Our two key words multisourcing and flexibility. Energy optimisation also means recovering the energy used during malt drying. For example, Malteurop recovers the heat exiting the kiln using heatrecovery units and reuses the energy. The energy future and sustainable development mean increasing the amounts of energy we get from renewable sources. Malteurop has made the strategic choice of investing in biomass cogeneration. The principle of biomass cogeneration is to burn wood from renewable forests mixed with our byproducts in a biomass furnace that produces steam. The steam is used, first to generate electricity.
Installing solar panels gets cheaper every year, but is still expensive for many people What if we could make solar energy cheaper for everyone in the world using economics and technology. We at the SolarCoin foundation have combined solar energy with the technology behind the $4 billion dollar Bitcoin phenomenon. Its called solarcoin Solarcoin is a credit given for to solar energy producers You produce 1MWh of electricity you get 1 SolarCoin There are currently over $500m worth of SolarCoin to be claim. Have you gotten yours yet SolarCoin has been given to people like you in 17 countries since 2014.
Biochar in Congo production
Hi Amede, we are here in Lendo, at a very particular spot. Can you tell us what will happen here Sure. This is the site which has been chosen for the project, and which will serve for the production of biochar, for its storage, and for its distribution to the people. So this is a strategic site. It's the very heart of the project. Because Lendo is one of the larger villages of the Likende area Which has maintained its forest intact. And it is a village that could serve as an example.
So we said let's create the site here, so that later Lendo can show all other villages of the Likende area that one has to preserve the forest. Because the forest is very important. That's the goal of our project. Indeed. So what will we be constructing here precisely It's a working site, isn't it We are going to produce biochar here, isn't it How will we do this Exactly. Here we will build depots, and retorts to produce char. There will also be an area where we will first stock biomass.
Once this biomass has been transformed into biochar, we will stock it in the depots, where our vehicle will load it and transport it to the different villages. Alright. We will even try to acquire this site for good. Yes. This site automatically becomes the project site, because we will clearly indicate what we're doing here, so that everybody knows of our work. Once the retorts have been constructed, they will remain there for years. That's right. We have come here to leave this project in the hands of the people.
Tesla unveils home battery systems
And finally Tesla Motors has announced it will expand its business beyond electric vehicles into one of the fastest growing sectors in the energy industry. Chief executive Elon Musk unveiled on Thursday his companys new battery storage systems designed for homes companies and utilities. He said the product would help transform how the world delivers energy. If youre thinking of buying a battery well what does this provide you Well it gives you piece of mind if there is a cut in the utilities youre always going to have power. If youre in a place that.
Is very cold you dont have to worry about being out of power if there is an ice storm. You could actually go if you want completely off grid. You could take your solar panels charge the battery packs and thats all youd use. According to research firm IHS CERA the global energy storage industry is forecast to grow to 19 billion U.S. dollars by 2017 Tesla plans to start shipping its battery storage systems later this year. Analysts project the new venture will yield as much fourandahalf billion dollars in annual revenue for the company.
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