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FIXED-TILT SOLAR ARRAY [1 record]

Record 1 2008-05-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Photoelectricity and Electron Optics
  • Energy Transformation
  • Solar Energy
DEF

A set (array) of solar power collectors that do not pivot to follow the track of the Sun in the sky.

OBS

In the Northern Hemisphere, they are usually mounted with a southern tilt that will maximize the amount of energy that they can receive.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Photo-électricité et optique électronique
  • Transformation de l'énergie
  • Énergie solaire
DEF

Ensemble de capteurs solaires qui ne pivote pas, contrairement aux panneaux solaires mobiles, pour suivre le déplacement du Soleil dans le ciel.

OBS

Dans l'hémisphère Nord, les panneaux solaires fixes sont normalement orientés vers le sud afin de maximiser leur rendement énergétique.

Spanish

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