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View Resource Engineers Without Borders: Pumping Water in the Sahara

Engineers Without Borders directs a project in Mauritania, Africa, to upgrade a village water system with a solar-powered pump.

http://www.homepower.com/article/?file=HP110_pg44_Yewdall
View Resource Experimental Solar DIY Projects

Solar and renewable energy ideas and projects that look promising (or at least interesting).

http://www.builditsolar.com/Experimental/experimental.htm
View Resource Exploring Solar Energy: Intermediate Solar Energy Teacher Guide

Hands-on explorations that teach scientific concepts of solar energy and photovoltaics to intermediate students. NEED's hands-on solar kits help students learn more about solar energy and its...

http://txu-solaracademy.need.org/TXUExploringSolarTeacher.pd...
View Resource Exploring Ways to Use Ocean Energy

Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface. As the world's largest solar collectors, oceans generate thermal energy from the sun. They also produce mechanical energy from the tides and waves....

http://www.energysavers.gov/renewable_energy/ocean/index.cfm...
View Resource Exploring Ways to Use Solar Energy

Step outside on a hot, sunny day, and you'll experience the power of the sun's heat and the light. That's solar energy.

http://www.energysavers.gov/renewable_energy/solar/index.cfm...
View Resource Federal Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

Selected federal incentives are provided.

http://www.dsireusa.org/library/includes/genericfederal.cfm?...
View Resource Financial Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE)

Financial incentives for solar resources in the state of New Mexico.

http://www.dsireusa.org/library/includes/map2.cfm?CurrentPag...
View Resource FITness Testing: Exploring the Myths and Misconceptions about Feed-In Tariff Policies

The booklet argues that in spite of the recent surge in renewable electricity markets, the United States will need to dramatically increase the amount of installed renewable energy in order to...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc13701/
View Resource Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems Homepage

The Fraunhofer Institute in Freiburg, Germany develops components and processes in the areas of the thermal use of solar energy, solar building, electrical power supplies, chemical energy conversion,...

http://www.ise.fraunhofer.de/welcome-to-the-web-pages-of-the...
View Resource Get Maximum Power From Your Solar Panels with MPPT

Increase the output of your solar-electric system with maximum power point tracking (MPPT) technology. Become an online member to view article.

http://www.homepower.com/article/?file=HP109_pg58_Gudgel
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