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Usos y Aplicacions de las
Energias Renovables
Por Richard Komp
Maine Solar Energy Association
MAINE
Winter in
Maine
Peru
Finding true north by using the shadow
of a pole. This also let us find solar noon.
Building the
sunspace
Fastening the
wood to thewood to the
adobe wall
The finished sunspace
The Sunspace from
the loft bedroom
Huaytapallana Glacier
Solar water pump for irrigation in Peru
installed by Carolina Barreto of U Mass - Lowell
Solar microdrip
irrigation in Peru
Three finished solar cookers in Peru
Nimia from the Grupo Fenix taught
the course.
The woman’s Solar Center in Totogalpa, Nicaragua won
the UN SEED Award
Solar Thermal Systems
Solar cookers in Nicaragua
Installing a wind generator to
go with a PV system in Maine
Mulukuku
Hospital
Two 50 watt modules on left made in Nicaragua and brought to Haiti to
power the tools needed to make the three 35 watt mod...
SIMPLIFIED METHOD OF ENCAPSULATING FRAGILE PV CELLS FOR COTTAGE
INDUSTRY PRODUCTION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
Richard Komp, ...
Soldering a string of PV cells to
make a 60 watt photovoltaic module
Photo - Gisenyi, Rwanda
November 2009
Nomads in Nigeria
September 2010
Cutting PV cells using a diamond
cutting wheel without the motor tool
Photo – Mysore, India
December2007
Testing the strings of PV cells in the sun
before encapsulation
Photo – Peru
August 2009
Building the cushion
for encapsulating the
thin Evergreen Solar
cells.
The first layer is a sheet
of polyethylene plastic,...
Laying the soldered PV cells down on the cushion
Photo - Haiti – March 2006
Mixing the silicone with its catalyst
Photo-Rwanda
April 2009
Spreading the 400 ml of Sylgard onto the PV cells
Photo – Peru
August 2009
Laying the 3 mm glass sheet onto the PV cells
after spreading the liquid silicone
Photo – Mysore,
India
December2007
Low-tech laminating machine for a 60 watt PV module
Photo - Haiti - March 2006
Laminating a water pump module
Niger – September 2010
Another laminating machine Photo –Peru
August 2009
Testing the module after
encapsulation
Photo- Miskito
Coast
Nicaragua
February 2007
Installing the extruded aluminum frame on the module
The backing sheet is from the vinyl plastic sign used to
advertize th...
UNTEC group with the first PV module made in Peru
The cooperative group testing the first two PV modules ever made in Rwanda
The frames are made from local wood. April 2009
Installing the two modules on the workshop roof in
Rwanda April 2009
Testing the strings of half cells
to build a 30 watt PV module
Photo- Karachi Pakistan
July 2009
Making a 30 watt
PV module
from cut PV
cells
Photo – Mexico
April 2008
The PV modules made by the students in India - November 2007
including 60 watt modules, 30 watt modules and cell phone cha...
Pondhouse at the ecotourist resort where the Indian students
installed a 120 watt photovoltaic system to make a cottage
in...
The first installed system in Pakistan: A 360 watt 36 volt system to
run an uninterruptable power system for an upscale ho...
A solar water pumping system installed in 2008
in a remote village in Mali, west Africa by the
Afriqpower group. It uses f...
Solar water pump in Niger
September 2010
Crossing the Rio Coco in Nicaragua with a PV system in a dugout canoe
The pack mules are swimming – A remote school instal...
Haiti – PV module made
with Evergreen Solar
Ribbon grown
Polycrystalline PV cells
Enersa solar street light in Haiti.
After the earthquake, these lights all survived and became
the center of the impromptu...
Trough type solar thermal concentrator
ALTAC PS10 & PS20 solar power towers in Spain plus PV array
Making blackberry PV cells
Konarka organic semiconductor PV module
After years of research and development , Konarka
is finally selling finished prod...
Making
PV-Thermal
Hybrid
Module
Pasamaquoddy PV-Hybrid workshop
PV-still - Being
tested in Nicaragua
by Fenix workers.
This device uses
evaporating seaevaporating sea
water to cool the
p...
Cross-section of the PV-still
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  1. 1. Usos y Aplicacions de las Energias Renovables Por Richard Komp Maine Solar Energy Association
  2. 2. MAINE
  3. 3. Winter in Maine
  4. 4. Peru
  5. 5. Finding true north by using the shadow of a pole. This also let us find solar noon.
  6. 6. Building the sunspace Fastening the wood to thewood to the adobe wall
  7. 7. The finished sunspace
  8. 8. The Sunspace from the loft bedroom
  9. 9. Huaytapallana Glacier
  10. 10. Solar water pump for irrigation in Peru installed by Carolina Barreto of U Mass - Lowell
  11. 11. Solar microdrip irrigation in Peru
  12. 12. Three finished solar cookers in Peru Nimia from the Grupo Fenix taught the course.
  13. 13. The woman’s Solar Center in Totogalpa, Nicaragua won the UN SEED Award
  14. 14. Solar Thermal Systems Solar cookers in Nicaragua
  15. 15. Installing a wind generator to go with a PV system in Maine
  16. 16. Mulukuku Hospital
  17. 17. Two 50 watt modules on left made in Nicaragua and brought to Haiti to power the tools needed to make the three 35 watt modules on the right
  18. 18. SIMPLIFIED METHOD OF ENCAPSULATING FRAGILE PV CELLS FOR COTTAGE INDUSTRY PRODUCTION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES Richard Komp, John Burke Marco Antonio Perez, Mauro Perez Maine Solar Energy Association Grupo Fenix – Nicaragua Susan Kinne Jean Ronel Noel, Alex Georges Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria Enersa - Citi de Soleil, Haiti Nicaragua Pedro Sanchez – Solartec Lima, Peru Photo – Grid Intertie system Bamako, Mali, West Africa, May 2010
  19. 19. Soldering a string of PV cells to make a 60 watt photovoltaic module Photo - Gisenyi, Rwanda November 2009
  20. 20. Nomads in Nigeria September 2010
  21. 21. Cutting PV cells using a diamond cutting wheel without the motor tool Photo – Mysore, India December2007
  22. 22. Testing the strings of PV cells in the sun before encapsulation Photo – Peru August 2009
  23. 23. Building the cushion for encapsulating the thin Evergreen Solar cells. The first layer is a sheet of polyethylene plastic, then six layers of news-then six layers of news- print are laid down. Finally a second layer of the polyethylene sheet is put down as a release layer, since the liquid Sylgard 184 will not stick to polyethylene after it has cured. Photo – Peru August 2009
  24. 24. Laying the soldered PV cells down on the cushion Photo - Haiti – March 2006
  25. 25. Mixing the silicone with its catalyst Photo-Rwanda April 2009
  26. 26. Spreading the 400 ml of Sylgard onto the PV cells Photo – Peru August 2009
  27. 27. Laying the 3 mm glass sheet onto the PV cells after spreading the liquid silicone Photo – Mysore, India December2007
  28. 28. Low-tech laminating machine for a 60 watt PV module Photo - Haiti - March 2006
  29. 29. Laminating a water pump module Niger – September 2010
  30. 30. Another laminating machine Photo –Peru August 2009
  31. 31. Testing the module after encapsulation Photo- Miskito Coast Nicaragua February 2007
  32. 32. Installing the extruded aluminum frame on the module The backing sheet is from the vinyl plastic sign used to advertize the solar course in Peru. August 2009
  33. 33. UNTEC group with the first PV module made in Peru
  34. 34. The cooperative group testing the first two PV modules ever made in Rwanda The frames are made from local wood. April 2009
  35. 35. Installing the two modules on the workshop roof in Rwanda April 2009
  36. 36. Testing the strings of half cells to build a 30 watt PV module Photo- Karachi Pakistan July 2009
  37. 37. Making a 30 watt PV module from cut PV cells Photo – Mexico April 2008
  38. 38. The PV modules made by the students in India - November 2007 including 60 watt modules, 30 watt modules and cell phone chargers
  39. 39. Pondhouse at the ecotourist resort where the Indian students installed a 120 watt photovoltaic system to make a cottage independent of the utility grid. The resort also has solar water heaters and has no heating or air conditioning. December 2007
  40. 40. The first installed system in Pakistan: A 360 watt 36 volt system to run an uninterruptable power system for an upscale home. July 2009
  41. 41. A solar water pumping system installed in 2008 in a remote village in Mali, west Africa by the Afriqpower group. It uses four of the 60 watt PV modules made by the group.
  42. 42. Solar water pump in Niger September 2010
  43. 43. Crossing the Rio Coco in Nicaragua with a PV system in a dugout canoe The pack mules are swimming – A remote school installation - March 2009
  44. 44. Haiti – PV module made with Evergreen Solar Ribbon grown Polycrystalline PV cells
  45. 45. Enersa solar street light in Haiti. After the earthquake, these lights all survived and became the center of the impromptu refugee camps.
  46. 46. Trough type solar thermal concentrator
  47. 47. ALTAC PS10 & PS20 solar power towers in Spain plus PV array
  48. 48. Making blackberry PV cells
  49. 49. Konarka organic semiconductor PV module After years of research and development , Konarka is finally selling finished products, using organic dye molecules in semiconductor polymers. The module efficiency is 1.7%
  50. 50. Making PV-Thermal Hybrid Module
  51. 51. Pasamaquoddy PV-Hybrid workshop
  52. 52. PV-still - Being tested in Nicaragua by Fenix workers. This device uses evaporating seaevaporating sea water to cool the photovoltaic cells and makes fresh water, electricity and sea salt at the same time.
  53. 53. Cross-section of the PV-still

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