Soak Up the Sun
- Thin Films Seek a Solar Future. Malsch, Ineke // Industrial Physicist;Apr/May2003, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on research on solar-energy technologies. U.S. Photovoltaic Industry Roadmap's guide to companies in developing solar-energy systems; Semiconductor-grade crystalline-silicon wafers on most photovoltaic (PV) solar technologies; Challenges in the development of solar-energy systems.
- Whistling in the Wind? Darmstadter, Joel // Brookings Review;Spring2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p36
Focuses on renewable energy sources in the U.S. Variants of solar energy; Evaluation of the economic performance of renewable energy sources; Importance of government support for renewable energy sources.
- These are dark days for solar energy. Mackin, Jeanne // Human Ecology;Summer91, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p31
Reports that the United States doesn't spend enough for research into renewable energy resources including solar power. Possible weakening of the economy and national security; Low cost of solar thermal energy in Third World countries; Complaints of politicians that solar energy needs subsidies.
- RE Means Job. Collins, Brad // Solar Today;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by David Bainbridge, Ken Haggard and Polly Cooper on how to reduce a building's energy usage and costs by incorporating water walls into passive solar design and another by Tim Gnatek on how one building team turned...
- Group Power. // Natural Life;Sep/Oct2010, Issue 135, p32
The article reports on the move of the Toronto neighbourhood to form The West Toronto Initiative for Solar Energy to evaluate their homes and to determine their suitability for solar power.
- Bright Idea. // Junior Scholastic;10/1/2012, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p2
The article reports on the project which involves the construction of solar-powered supertrees in Singapore.
- Let it shine. Moha, Farida // UNESCO Sources;Jul/Aug96, Issue 81, p11
Describes the potential of solar energy as a renewable source of energy in Morocco. Forecast on solar energy use in households; Development of electrification programs; Investment costs on solar energy.
- Clockwork sunshine. // International Power Generation;Jan99, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p3
Responds to a reader's argument for the mass production of solar energy devices. Reader's belief that industrial nations have little interest in developing products for the impoverished Third World markets; Inability of solar energy device manufacturers to close the gap between production costs...
- Asia turns to the sun. // Asian Pacific Post;3/4/2010, p9
The article focuses on the growing research interest by Asian governments in solar power as a feasible source of renewable energy.