online Solar powered systems resources
Compilation of online solar energy resources.
For a good introduction to the photovoltaic technology, see: Abengoa Solar PV.
For information on concentrated solar power, see Solana and Abengoa Solar Concentrating Power.
See our videos:
Solar Photovoltaic Systems
Solar Hot Water Systems
Solar Room Heating
National Geographic, Discovery, Times.
Abengoa Solar, NRL (concentrated solar power).
Residential solar powered applications:
UK's Energy Saving Trust videos
Water heating systems
For a technical view of the solar photovoltaic manufacturing and research, see NRL PV. For debates on solar energy, see ASES or SEI Video.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Florida Solar Energy Center
Solar power for kids:
EIA Solar power for kids
Technical information on solar thermal systems (hot water and space heating and cooling):
Florida Solar Energy Center (FSE) and
FSE water systems.
Case studies: ASES, Sanyo Solar, Kyocera Solar.
The Solar Foundation;
The Solar Electric Power Organization
Solar Software and Calculators
Solar Photovoltaic systems:
PVWatts calculator, from the National Renewable Energy Lab
Solar water heating (including pools): Solar Water Heating Model
Solar air heating projects: Solar Air Heating Model
The impact of the building envelope on energy performance: Passive solar projects.
Solar Maps and Resources
World Solar Map
US Solar Maps
Europe Solar Maps
Australia Solar Map
EPIA: European Photovoltaic Industry Association, the world's largest industry association.
ESTIF: European Solar Thermal Industry Association
Australian solar energy society
Solar Energy Society of Indian
American Solar Energy Society (ASES): publishes Solar Today magazine in USA.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL): fundamental research and technology development.
Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE): PV
Solar Energy International (SEI)
Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA): 200 utility, electric service provider, manufacturer, installer, government, and research members.
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): North American association of manufacturers, dealers, distributors, contractors, installers, architects, consultants, and marketers.
Solar Rating and Certification Corporation
The International Solar Energy Society
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