The future for solar is remarkably bright. Researchers believe that by 2050, the world’s main source of electricity will likely be the sun. The amount of energy that radiates over the Earth each day from the sun in the form of sunlight is equivalent to about 15,000 times the world’s total energy consumption. If only a fraction of this solar energy could be converted into electricity, a large proportion of the world’s energy problems would be solved.
Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun. When it is combined with energy storage, solar energy becomes a reliable and ever cheaper source of energy. It is an important source of renewable energy and its technologies are broadly characterized as either passive solar or active solar depending on how they capture and distribute solar energy or convert it into solar power. Active solar techniques include the use of photovoltaic systems, concentrated solar power and solar water heating to harness the energy. Passive solar techniques include orienting a building to the Sun, selecting materials with favorable thermal mass or light-dispersing properties, and designing spaces that naturally circulate air.
Internal Lighting using Daylighting System
The source of all daylight is the sun. The proportion of direct to diffuse light impacts the amount and quality of daylight. Solar radiation that reaches a site without being scattered within the earth’s atmosphere is called direct sunlight. In contrast, light that is scattered in the atmosphere is referred to as diffused daylight. Ground reflected light also contributes to the daylight. Each climate has different composition of these daylights and different cloud coverage, so daylighting strategies vary with site locations and climates.
Solar technology is improving and costs are dropping rapidly, so our ability to harness the sun’s abundance of energy is on the rise. Lavancha knows the power of the sun and we’re committed to making its sustainable energy a significant part of India’s, and the world’s, energy future using various techniques like day lighting system.
Solar and Wind power as an alternative source of Energy
Solar energy is the radiant light and heat from the Sun that has been harnessed by humans. Solar power is the generation of electricity using solar energy. Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy, such as electricity, using wind turbines. These two sources of energy have attracted the scientists for a very long time.
Lavancha continue to achieve by providing customers with innovative green energy solutions and proven financial savings while helping protect the environment too using solar and wind energy.
Conversion of sunlight into electricity using Concentrated Solar Power
Solar power plant is based on the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power (CSP). Photovoltaics (PV) covers the conversion of light into electricity using semiconducting materials that exhibit the photo electric effect. A typical photovoltaic system employs solar panels, each comprising a number of solar cells, which generate electrical power. Concentrated solar power (CSP) systems use lenses or mirrors and tracking systems to focus a large area of sunlight into a small beam.
Solar hybrid power systems combines’ solar power from a photovoltaic system with another power generating energy source in order to generate more energy.
Renewable Energy Technologies in Solar Hybrids
Hybrid renewable energy systems (HRES) are becoming popular as stand-alone power systems for providing electricity in remote areas due to advances in renewable energy technologies.
Hybrid systems, as the name implies, combines two or more modes of electricity generation together, usually using renewable technologies such as solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind turbines. Hybrid systems provide a high level of energy security through the mix of generation methods, and often will incorporate a storage system (battery, Fuel cell) or small fossil fueled generator to ensure maximum supply reliability and security.
Solar hybrids include solar-wind systems. The combination of wind and solar has the advantage that the two sources complement each other because the peak operating times for each system occur at different times of the day and year. The power generation of such a hybrid system is more constant and fluctuates less than each of the two component subsystems.
Today, more solar power plants than ever before are generating renewable energy for use by homes and businesses around the world, reducing our dependence on fossil fuel-based sources. So Lavancha works on the principle – “Make use of Renewable energy resources which are available to us by nature to save our planet earth from “Global Warming” & to leave a sustainable environment for future generations”.
Lavancha knows the power of the sun and we’re committed to making its sustainable energy a significant part of India’s, and the world’s, energy future. We continue to achieve that by providing customers with innovative green energy solutions and proven financial savings while helping protect the environment too. It provides efficient, Eco-Friendly electrification by using renewable energy & bring smiles on the faces of people living in darkness.This author has published 2 articles so far.