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A Conceptual Framework for a Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Educative-Communication Approach

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Global interest in Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) has grown following forecasts of a compound annual growth rate of 18.7% and a total of 5.4 GW installed worldwide from 2013 to 2019. 319 more words

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Role of Moisture in the Failure of Coatings on Wood

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Most wood coating tests are done either in a short term artificial weathering chamber or long term on an outdoor rack/fence. In both cases, the coatings are exposed to both ultraviolet radiation and water. 174 more words

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Adoption of Photovoltaic Systems Along a Sure Path: A Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) Study Applied to the Analysis of GHG Emission Impacts

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The expansion of photovoltaic solar energy in the world is significant. However, its contribution to decreases in greenhouse gases (GHG) is not an absolute guarantee. 272 more words

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Edible Films and Coatings for Fresh Fish Packaging: Focus on Quality Changes and Shelf-life Extension

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Fresh fish is extensively consumed and is one of the most-traded food commodities in the world. Conventional preservation technologies include vacuum and modified atmosphere packaging, but they are costly since requires capital investment. 186 more words

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Properties of Novel Non-Silicon Materials for Photovoltaic Applications: A First-Principle Insight

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Due to the low absorption coefficients of crystalline silicon-based solar cells, researchers have focused on non-silicon semiconductors with direct band gaps for the development of novel photovoltaic devices. 212 more words

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(US20180294772) PHOTOVOLTAIC MANAGEMENT AND MODULE-LEVEL POWER ELECTRONICS

Application Number: 16005206 Application Date: 11.06.2018 Publication Number: 20180294772 Publication Date: 11.10.2018 Publication Kind : A1 IPC: H02S 50/00
H04B 17/309
G01R 21/133 13,511 more words
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