Nanotech 2009 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2009 Vol. 3
Nanotechnology 2009: Biofuels, Renewable Energy, Coatings, Fluidics and Compact Modeling

Solar and PV Technologies Chapter 3

Johnson Space Center’s Solar and Wind-based Renewable Energy System

Authors: A. Vasquez, M. Ewert, J. Rowlands, K. Post

Affilation: NASA Johnson Space Center, United States

Pages: 137 - 140

Keywords: solar, photovoltaic, wind turbine, solar thermal, space exploration power generation

This paper will present performance data and comparisons from a 32 kW solar and wind based renewable enery system installed at the NASA Johnson Space Center. The system provides a web-based performance and weather data reporting capability. Other topics included will be areas of improvement for building energy efficiency discovered during and after system installation. A discussion on the applicability of the system to space exploration research will be provided as well.

ISBN: 978-1-4398-1784-1
Pages: 694
Hardcopy: $179.95