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Desalination Solar Structure Rendering

The Teatro Agua Solar Desalination Plant is proposed by Grimshaw Architects for Canary Islands in Spain. It has a series of evaporators and condensers, using the heat of the sun to produce potable water from seawater. The design incorporates a desalination method with a publicly accessible venue for the performing arts.  ©2011 Grimshaw Architects




Desalination Using the Power of the Sun

Solar desalination is a technique to remove salts from water - usually seawater - using solar energy to make the water potable. Desalination has become important in supplying the world’s drinking water; In the middle of the 20th century, there ...more


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Sombrero 3.01 (Germany)

A PC-tool to calculate shadows on arbitrarily oriented surfaces. For both, active use of solar energy (domestic hot water, photovoitaics) as well ...more


Degree Days Calculator for IPM (California)

This degree-day calculator has two branches. Run preset models that have been recommended by UC Cooperative Extension, or specify the thresholds ...more


Solar Pathfinder-Solar Site Analysis (Fee)

This non-electronic instrument is an easy-to-use tool that accurately measures the shading of any site, allowing the user to see what ...more


CoDePro -- Flat Plate Collector Design Program

Design your own solar collector and compute the efficiency curves in various conditions. You can also compare these curves to experimental ...more


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Sustainable Business (USA)

Sustainable Business is a website resource that provides the following services toward a restorative economy: Daily Green Business News: concise ...more


Auckland Rooftop Solar Resources (New Zealand)

1) An average Auckland household consumes about 7000 kWh of electricity a year - what's your consumption?

2) Find your roof and click on ...more


Building Energy (Vermont, USA)

Building Energy is a solar, weatherization and energy efficiency construction company based out of Williston, Vermont, USA.

For commercial ...more


Renewable Energy Tracker at University of Virginia (Charlottesville)

This online tool uses real-time data to help students, faculty, staff and the community stay up to date on the University of Virginia’s ...more


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