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Concentrating Solar Power A solar collector assembly

Concentrating solar power (CSP) systems concentrate the energy from the sun for electricity production. This is done by heating a fluid which is then used to raise steam for a conventional...

Cook Stoves on Biomass Gasification © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The technology can be applied in households, institutions (such as schools) and industries where it is used for boiler heating. Biomass gasification household stoves work by a high...

Cool roofs © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Cool roofs can help reduce the heat island effect and also help improving the energy performance of the buildings. A cool roof can reflect the sun’s heat and emits absorbed radiation back into the...

Daylight harnessing © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Daylight harnessing technologies are applied to bring diffused daylight into the building interior. There are many available methods and technologies available to harness daylight and this section...

Direct Injection for internal combustion engines direct injection engine (source: http://www.treehugger.com)

Direct fuel injection is a technique that allows gasoline and diesel engines to run more fuel efficient. Direct injection techniques are already commonly used in modern diesel engines and are...

Efficient air conditioning systems © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Cooling is becoming a rapidly emerging demand in developing countries, which signifies that the building design and shell measures need to reduce cooling loads, and the efficiency of air-...

Efficient lighting systems © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Lighting in is reported to consume as much as 21% of the total energy use in buildings (Levine et al., 2007), and to account for about 17.5% of global electricity use (Pike Research, 2010). A...

Electric vehicles Electric car at charging point in London

Electric vehicles are about 2.5 times more energy efficient than their counterparts which are powered solely by internal combustion engines. This high energy efficiency is the main reason why...

Electronic Road Pricing ERP Gantry in Singapore (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ERPBugis.JPG)

Road pricing is an effective economic instrument to reduce congestion, and to limit the growth in private vehicle travel demand. It has been successfully implemented in cities such as Singapore...

Energy efficient refrigerators Videocon Refrigerator, 3 Star Indian BEE rating

Refrigerators are used in households across the world to store food at a temperature of about 3 to 5 °C (37 to 41 °F) in order prevent it from spoiling. This technology description...

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