Analysis and implementation of the solar tree by determining the optimal angle in Shiraz-Iran

Meraj Rajaee; Mina Jalali

Volume 12, Issue 1 , August 2022, , Pages 95-107


  The solar tree is a combination of technology and art that is considered as the application of solar energy in the art of urban architecture. This study aims to combine solar technology with architectural style and art, to help urban beautification and investigate the increase in solar panels' efficiency ...  Read More

Energy Systems
Operational trends of a mini parabolic solar collector for agricultural purposes in a non-active solar environment

Moses EMETERE; Samuel Sanni; O Dauda; A Akinsiku; O Osunlola; A Adejumo

Volume 10, Issue 1 , September 2020, , Pages 201-210


  The mode of operation of mini parabolic solar panels made of germanium, mild steel and aluminium were investigated experimentally, as means of providing heated water on a farmland; the process was also modelled. Angular adjustments of the solar collectors from 70-90o were adopted in order to determine, ...  Read More