Solar Pond

Continued from part 7 (This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the 8th part of the series.) A solar pond is also another type of solar collector which is used for30

Solar Power Tower

Continued from part 6 (This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the 7th part of the series.) A solar power tower is also called as a ‘Central Tower’ or ‘Heliostat’ power30

Stirling Solar Dish

Stirling Solar Dish

Continued from Part 5 (This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the 6th part of the series.) The stirling solar dish in outward appearance is just like the solar parabolic trough.30

Linear Fresnel Reflector

 Continued from Part 4 (This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the 5th part of the series.) A Linear Fresnel Reflector is another type of solar power collector. It uses flat30

Solar Parabolic Trough

 Continued from Part 3 (This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the 4th part of the series.) A parabolic trough employs parabolic mirrors that act as collectors (can be coated silver30

Solar power tower

An introduction of Concentrated Solar Power

Continued from Part 2 (This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the 3rd part of the series.) We talked about Solar Photovoltaic cells in the previous article. This article will cover30

Solar Photovoltaics Cells

Continued from –Part I (This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the 2nd part of the series.) Solar PV (photovoltaics) converts sunlight directly into electricity by utilizing the photoelectric effect which30

Solar power tower

Solar Technologies- What do you feel about its future?

(This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the first part of the series.) Almost every discussion on solar technology begins with the inevitable question- What about the low efficiency and high30