Preliminary Technical Session List
 

Oral Technical Presentations

Monday, August 8

10:30AM to NOON

Building Analysis

Session Chair: Ihab Elzeyadi, University of Oregon, USA (Invited)

Investigating the Potential for Local Carbon Emission Reductions: Developing a GIS-Based Domestic Energy, Carbon-Counting and Carbon Reduction Model
R. Gupta, School of the Built Environment, United Kingdom
Solar, Daylighting and Airflow Performance of a Botanical Garden
M. Navvab and J. Varodompum, University of Michigan, USA
Solar and Daylight Performance of a Building with Glass Roof and Multilateral Glass Shading System
J. Varodompum and M. Navvab, University of Michigan, USA
Beam: Shedding Light on Building Performance Education
I. Elzeyadi, University of Oregon, USA
An Energetic-Economic Optimization Model for the Design of Office Buildings
A. Yezioro and I. Guedi Capeluto, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Design and Evaluation of Solar DHW and Floor Heating House in Mild Climate Region
M. Udagawa and H. Roh, Kogakuin University, Japan

High Performance Home Technologies

Session Chair: Robert Boehm, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA (Invited)

Design and Analysis of an Urban Building Integrated PV System
P. Singh, S. Kantamsetti, M. Raskauskas and V. Torres, Villanova University, USA
Impact of Shape on Residential Buildings Energy Performance
M. Krarti, A. Pappas and E. Loew, University of Colorado, USA
Impact of Construction Materials in the Energy Consumption in Homes in the Caribbean
L. Alva, Caribbean Thermal Technologies Inc.; J. Gonzalez, Santa Clara University and J. Hertz, University of Puerto Rico, USA
Evaluation of a High Performance Solar Home in Loveland, Colorado
R. Hendron and M. Eastment, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; E. Hancock and G. Barker, Mountain Energy Partnership and G. Reeves, Partnership for Resource Conservation, USA
Analysis of Sandwich Structures for an Energy Efficient and Self-Supporting Residential Roof
D. Thomas, S. Mantell, J. Davidson, L. Goldberg and J. Carmody, University of Minnesota, USA
The Thermal Performance of Composite Trombe Wall
Z. Yang and X. Xu, Tianjin University, PR China

National and Regional Policies and Programs

Session Chair: Scott Sklar, The Stella Group, USA

Strategies Needed for Stable PV Market Growth in the United States
W. Steigelmann, E. Coffman, R. Cassidy and H. Barnes, Aspen Systems Corporation, USA
Energy Secure Schools: Technology, Economic and Policy Considerations
G. Braun, En-Strat Associates; P. Varadi, PV Enterprises Inc. and J. Thornton, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources in Romania
I. Turcu, Energy Research and Modernizing Institute - ICEMENERG, Romania
Victoria's Solar Water Heater and Housing Energy Efficiency Regulations
K. Guthrie, Sustainable Energy Authority Victoria, Australia
National Policies for Renewable Energy Sources (RES) & Rational Use of Energy (RUE) in Greece: The Role of Stakeholders in Promotion Schemes
E. Tsioliaridou and G. Bakos, Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh), Greece

Solar Chemistry

Session Chair: Ali Raissi, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA (Invited)

Solar Carbothermic Production of Zn From ZnO: Solzinc
E. Guillot, PROMES-CNRS, France; M. Epstein, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; H. Wieckert, PSI, Switzerland; G. Olade, PROMES-CNRS; A. Steinfeld, ETHZ, Switzerland; S. Santen, ScanArc Plasma Technologies AB; U. Frommherz and S. Kraeupl, PSI, Switzerland and T. A Novel High-Flux Solar Simulator Based on an Array of Xe-Arc Lamps - Optimization of the Elliptical Reflector and Optical Configuration
J. Petrasch and A. Steinfeld, ETH-Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Combustion of Biomass Slurry Fuel in Oil Fired Furnace Using CFD Tool
P. S V, and S. Shankapal, M.S. Ramaiah School Of Advanced Studies, India ERROR
Ru/Ni-Mg-O Catalyzed SiC-Foam Absorber for Solar Reforming Receiver-Reactor
T. Kodama, T. Moriyama, T. Shimoyama and N. Gokon, Niigata University, Japan
Double-Walled Reactor Tube with Molten Salt Thermal Storage for Solar Tubular Reformers
T. Hatamachi, T. Kodama, Y. Isobe, D. Nakano and N. Goukon, Niigata University, Japan
Biological Hydrogen Production in China: Past, Present and Future
N. Ren, Y. Li, Z. Maryam, L.Hu and J. Li, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China

Solar Thermal Components

Session Chair: Andy Walker, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA (Invited)

Water Temperature Control in Heat Pump Systems
M. Palahanska-Mavrov, G. Wang and M. Liu, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Reinforcement Learning Control of Building Active and Passive Thermal Storage Inventory
S. Liu, University of Nebraska - Lincoln and G. Henze, University of Nebraska, USA
Modeling of Phase Change Material Peak Load Shifting
C. Halford and R. Boehm, UNLV Center for Energy Research, USA
Research of Combined Heating and Cooling by Solar Ground-Source Heat Pump and PCM Thermal Storage
L. Wu, M. Zheng and B. Lei, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China
Research on the Ratio of Fixed Heating Charges to Total Heating Charges of Residential Buildings in 5 Northern Chinese Cities
X. Fang and L. Gao, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China
Influence of Additives on Thermal Conductivity of Shape-Stabilized Phase Change Material
J. Ding, Y. Zhang, X. Wang, K. Lin and R. Yang, Tsinghua University, PR China

Solar Thermal Power Large Systems Development and Deployment

Session Chair: Charles Andraka, Sandia National Laboratories, USA (Invited)

Features of Fabrication Technology and Properties of Wicks of Heat Pipe Receivers for Solar Dish/Stirling Systems
V. Baturkin, National Technical University of Ukraine; V. Zaripov, Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine; C. Andraka and T. Moss, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Advanced Heat Transfer and Thermal Storage Fluids
L. Moens, and D. Blake, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Performance Testing of the New Schott Trough Receiver
T. Moss and D. Brosseau, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Development Steps for Concentrating Solar Power Technologies with Maximum Impact on Cost Reduction
R. Pitz-Paal, J. Dersch and B. Milow, DLR, Institute of Technical Thermodynamics, Germany; F. Tellez, CIEMAT, Spain; A. Ferriere, CNRS PROMES, France; U. Langnickel, VGB, Germany; A. Steinfeld, ETH-Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland; J. Karni, Weizmann Institute of Parabolic Trough Analysis and Enhancement Techniques
E. Luepfert, K. Pottler, K. Riffelmann, S. Ulmer, B. Schiricke and A. Neumann, DLR, German Aerospace Center, Germany
Dual Receiver Concept for Solar Towers up to 100 MW
M. Eck, R. Buck and M. Wittmann, DLR - German Aerospace Centre, Germany

Technical Training and General Education

Session Chair: Blanche Sheinkopf, The Sheinkopf Group, USA

The Energy Whiz Website: Making the Internet Connection
J. Szaro, J. Haggard, P. Hall and S. Schleith, The Florida Solar Energy Center/University of Central Florida (FSEC), USA
Further Developments in Using Model Solar Racers
A. Lau, T. Short, E. Kisenwether and J. Fogarty, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Bringing Solar to the World
N Lechner, Auburn University, USA
Internet Innovation and the Solar Marketplace
S. Lapointe, Walden Street Web Studio, USA
Getting the Most out of School Power...Naturally -- How to Encourage Solar Education in New York and Beyond
J. Jarnefeld, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, USA
How to Teach an Integrated Sustainable Design Process for Post-Secondary Curricula and Programs
R. Wilson, Cape Fear Community College, USA

Poster Technical Presentations

Monday, August 8

12:30PM to 1:30PM

Building Energy Analysis

Design Challenges for Cost Savings in Low-Cost Public Housing in the Southwest US
D. Ananthakrishnan and R. Boehm, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
Sustainable Design for a Mobile and Adaptable Envelope Systems Research Apparatus (ESRA)
N. Chalfoun, and A. Poole, University of Arizona, USA

Building Integrated Solar Thermal Systems

Trombw Wall System for Poultry Brooding
W. Okonkwo and C. Akubuo, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Advanced Storage Concepts for Solar Houses and Low Energy Buildings - IEA-SHC Task 32
C. Bales, Dalarna University College, Sweden; J. Hadorn, BASE Consultants, Switzerland; H. Dr?ck, University of Stuttgart, Germany and W. Streicher, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Durable Free Energy Dwelling -- Solar For Habitat For Humanity
D. Wright, Habitat For Humanity, USA
A New Model to Simulate Earth to Air Heat Exchangers for Passive Heating and Cooling in Buildings
N. Hfaiedh and C. Bouden, Ecole Nationale des Ing?nieurs de Tunis (ENIT), Tunisia
Combination of Solar Collectors and Ground-Source Heat Pump for Small Buildings
E. Kjellsson, G. Hellstr?m and B. Perers, Lund University, Sweden
Experimental Investigation of Thermocirculation Process of Trombe Wall in a Full Scale Passive Solar House
B. Chen, P. Sun and H. Chen, Dalian University of Technology, PR China

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics

Building Integration of Photovoltaics Criteria - BIPV Schemes for Architects
S. Krawietz, University of Catania, Syracuse, Italy
The Experimental Study on the Application of the PV System in the Curtain Wall
M. Oh and H. Kim, Dankook University, Korea (South)

Daylighting

Luminous Efficacy Models of Solar Radiation for the Northeast of Brazil
S. Leal, C. Tiba, E. Barbosa and R. Melo, Universidade Federal De Pernambuco, Brazil
Analysis of the Indoor Daylight Performance of a Light-shelf System
Y. Cho, Korea Institute of Energy Research. (KIER) and B. Kim, Chungnam National University (CNU), Korea (South)

Education and Training Programs

Environmental Systems by Design
A. Sharag-Eldin, Kent State University, USA
Design with Climate: Recycling a Good Idea - Objectives and Results of a Second Year Design Studio Curriculum
G. Thomson, Goody Clancy & Associates, USA
The Memnon Competition as Interdisciplinary Design Curriculum
M. Duffey, George Washington University, USA
The Mahoney Tables Plus: A Computer Tool to Support Climate Responsive Design
S. Chidambareswaran, D. Noble and K. Kensek, University of Southern California, USA

Materials and Components

The Techno/Social History of an Idea: Moveable Insulation
H. Hay, H.R. and E.J. Hay Charitable Trust, USA
Harmonisation of Solar Radiation and Outside Temperature Impact
A. Krainer, J. Peternelj, M. Trobec Lah and B. Zupan?i?, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Photocatalytic Glass Reactor for Solar-Assisted Air Purification
R. Lam, M. Leung and D. Leung, University of Hong Kong; L. Vrijmoed, City University of Hong Kong; W.C. Yam and S.P. Ng, University of Hong Kong and P. Chu, City University of Hong Kong, PR China
Infrared Optical Properties of Polar Ethylene Copolymer Films for Transparent Insulation and Greenhouse Applications
G. Oreski, Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH and G. Wallner, University of Leoben, Austria
The Effects of Ventilation on Performance of BIPV System
Jin-Hee Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research and Jun-Tae Kim, Kongju National University, Korea (South)
Optical Constants of VO2 Thermochromic Film and Design of Solar Energy Control Window
M. Tazawa, P. Jin, G. Xu and K. Yoshimura, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

Passive and Low Energy Architecture

Sustainable Requalification of Social Housing. A case study in Rome
M. De Matteis, C. Frazzoni and M.L. Olivetti, DIPSA, Italy
Passive Houses: Achievable Concepts for Low CO2 (sub) Housing
H. Kaan and B. de Boer Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), The Netherlands
A Solar School Building in a Temperate Region in Argentina
F. Celina, CONICET; B. Alicia, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa and F. Silvana and L. Graciela, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina
Housing Comparison Between Charleston, South Carolina and Changsha,
F. Rifki and Y. Long, North Carolina State University, USA
Importance of Passive Solar Design for Cyprus
P. Lapithis, Intercollege - Design Department, Cyprus
Passive Solar Design Considerations for Cyprus
P. Lapithis, Intercollege - Design Department, Cyprus
Study on Operation Pattern of Coupled Traditional Heating (Chinese Kang) and Passive Solar Heating in Rural Residence in Cold Region of China
B. Chen, Z. Zhuang, X. Jia and X. Chen, Dalian University of Technology, PR China
Environmental Features of the Early Modernist Office Building in Brazil - Precedents for Bioclimatic Design in the Tropics
R. Tenorio, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Passive Cooling

Study on the Passive Cooling Methods by the Evaporation and Solar Reflection on the Rooftop in a Temperate Climate Region
S. Yoon, Pusan National University, Japan and Y. Ashie and T. Abe, Building Research Institute, Korea (South)
Study on Ventilation Patterns of an Advanced Trombe Wall for Passive Cooling of Building under Marine Climate
J. Zhao, B. Chen, Y. Ding and H.Chen, Dalian University of Technology, PR China

Sustainable Communities & Policies

Effect of Photovoltaic Cover on Urban Surface Energy Balance
S. Nagpal and S. Shah, Arizona State University, USA
Sustainable Urban Settlement Design in Italy
B. Del Brocco, Universit? degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
Renewable Hydrogen -- International Pathways and Progress
P. Middleton, Panorama Pathways; J. Ohi and D. Renn?, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and C. Lowry, U.S. Agency for International Development, USA

Sustainable Design

Sustainable Design, LEED, and the Rawlins Field Office
R. Azerbegi, Ambient Energy and J. Bradburn, The RMH Group, Inc., USA

Sustainable Development

The Production Peaks in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Information, Misinformation, Awareness, and Implications
R. Swenson EcoSystems and F. de Winter, Francis de Winter & Associates, USA

Thermal Comfort and Performance

Evaluation of Outdoor Thermal Environment Considering the Effect of Solar Radiation and Atmospheric Radiation
Y. Shiraishi and H. Kagawa, University of Kitakyushu and J. Nakano, Waseda University, Japan
Using of Electrochromic Windows Controlling the Thermal Comfort of Rooms
A. Donath, BTU Cotttbus, Germany

Oral Technical Presentations

Monday, August 8

2:00PM to 3:30PM

Economics and Financing

Session Chair: Michael Duffey, George Washington University, USA

PV Performance Guarantees and 10-Year Warranties
A. Black, OnGrid Solar Energy Systems, USA
Maximizing the Value of Customer-Sited PV Systems Using Storage and Controls
T. Hoff, Clean Power Research; R. Perez, ASRC, The University at Albany and R. Margolis, National Renewable Energy Lab, USA
Is More Solar Always Better?
K. Janda, M. Roth and J. Petersen, Oberlin College, USA
Cold-Climate Solar Domestic Water Heating Systems: Life-Cycle Analyses and Opportunities for Cost Reduction
J. Burch and J. Salasovich, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and T. Hillman, University of Colorado, USA
Photovoltaic Lighting the Way: Case Study of Nepal
I. Shakya, Royal Nepal Academy of Science ad Technology, RONAST, Nepal
Social Cost Benefit Analysis of Using SPV Pumps for Irrigation in India
P. Purohit and T. Kandpal, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Hydrogen Storage and Utilization

Session Chair: Darryl Thayer, Daryl Thayer Associates, USA

A Strategy for Renewable Hydrogen Market Penetration
R. Boehm and Y. Baghzouz, University of Nevada Las Vegas and T. Maloney, Proton Energy Systems, USA
The Use of Boron for Thermochemical Storage and Distribution of Solar Energy
T. Abu-Hamed, J. Karni and M. Epstein, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Evaluation of the Effects of Air contaminants on PEM Fuel Cell Performance
H. Ingley, G. O'Sullivan and D. Goswami, University of Florida, USA
Solar Hydrogen Fuel Cell System Modeling
P. Aurora and J. Duffy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Solar Hydrogen Systems for Remote Area Power Supply from a Triple Bottom Line Perspective
J. Andrews, A. Doddathimmaiah, S. Ali and A. Akbarzadeh, RMIT University, Australia
Conceptualization of Renewable Energy Balancing Cycle (REBC) for Hydrogen production and Mitigation of the Global Warming through Solar Thermal Power Generation
R. Sharma, Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, India

PV-Thermal and Concentrators

Session Chair: Brian Farhi, Fronius, USA

Installation, Operation, and Performance of the Amonix High Concentration Photovoltaic System at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
K. Stone, Amonix, Inc.; R. Boehm, UNLV Center for Energy Research; T. Fletcher, Arizona Public Service, ; R. Hurt and A. Gray, UNLV Center for Energy Research and V. Garboshian, Amonix, Inc., USA
Cleanliness Maintenance for an Amonix Lens System
A. Sahm, A. Gray and R. Boehm, UNLV Center for Energy Research and K. Stone, Amonix, Inc.
Numerical Study of Conjugate Heat Transfer in a BIPV-Thermal System
L. Liao, A. Athienitis and K. Park, Concordia University; M. Collins, University of Waterloo and Y. Poissant, Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Performance Evaluation of Photovoltaic Power-Generation System Equipped with a Cooling Device Utilizing Siphonage (2nd Report, Improvement of a PV System Placed on a Residential Rooftop)
K. Furushima and Y. Nawata, Yatsushiro National College of Technology and M. Sadatomi, Kumamoto University, Japan
Photovoltaic-Thermal Collector System for Domestic Application
T. Chow, City University of Hong Kong; J. Ji, University of Science and Technology of China and W. He, City University of Hong Kong,PR China
Co-generation with Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems
A. Kribus, G. Mittleman and A. Dayan, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Sustainable Design

Session Chair: Henk Kaan, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands

Tools for the Mitigation of the Urban Heat Island
H. Bryan, Arizona State University, USA; T. Elhinnawy, Zagazig University, Egypt and P. Sam Antia, Arizona State University, USA
Building Zero Energy Solar Homes for Low Income Families in Chicago
A. Hathaway, Environment Resources Trust (ERT), Inc., USA
Photovoltaics as a Tool for the Preservation of Fragile Environments: The Island of Lampedusa and Valle Ossi in Italy.
C. Abbate, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA and AeV Abbate e Vigevano Architects, Italy
Beyond Zero Energy Homes
S. Heckeroth, Ovonic Solar and C. Heckeroth, USA
Sustainability for Developing Countries Based on Standards for Developed Countries
A. Deshmukh, Farnsworth Group, Inc. and R. Sutaria, Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architecture, USA

Toward Zero Net Energy

Session Chair: James Wasley, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA

Zero Energy House for the Southern Nevada Area
E. Wilkinson and R. Boehm, UNLV Center for Energy Research, USA
BEopt: Software For Identifying Optimal Building Designs
C. Christensen, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; S. Horowitz, A. Courtney and T. Givler, University of Colorado and G. Barker, Mountain Energy Partnership, USA
Setting A New Standard- The Zero Energy Home Experience In California
M. Keesee, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, USA
An International Review of Low and Zero Energy Home Initiatives
R. Charron, CANMET Energy Technology Centre, NRCan and A. Athienitis, Concordia University, Canada
Toward a Zero Net Energy Office Facility in the Northeastern U.S.
J. Hackler and M. Ernst, Woods Hole Research Center, USA
Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation Of the Solar Decathlon Home
M. Navvab and J. Varodompum, University of Michigan, USA

Utility Scale Solar Electric

Session Chair: Lorin Vant-Hull, University of Houston (Retired), USA

Cheaper than Coal?
D. Mills, P. Le Lievre and G. Morrison, Solar Heat and Power Pty. Ltd. (SHP), Australia
Storage Options and Sizing for Utility Scale Integration of Wind Energy Plants
A. Ingram, Bonneville Power Administration, USA
Feasibility Study of 100 MWe Solar Power Plant
D. Sagie, Rotem Industries Ltd., Israel
Eureca: Advanced Receiver for Direct Superheated Steam Generation in Solar Towers, as an Option for increasing Efficiency in Large Low Cost Direct Steam Generation Plants
V. Fern?ndez-Quero and R. Osuna, Sol?car Energ?a, S.A.; M. Romero and M. S?nchez, Ciemat/PSA and V. Ruiz and M. Silva, Escuela Superior de Ingenieros, Spain
Experimental and Computational Investigation of Flow Through a Solar Chimney Collector-To-Chimney Transition Section
C. Kirstein, T. von Backstr?m and D. Kr?ger, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Oral Technical Presentations

Monday, August 8

4:00PM to 5:30PM

Energy Efficient Building Components

Session Chair: Mingsheng Liu, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

Experimental Validation of the Laboratory Air Handling Unit Systems (LAHU)
Y. Cui and M Liu, University of Nebraska and K. Conger, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA
Optimal Pump Design and Control of Bypass Blending Station Systems
M. Liu, University of Nebraska, USA
Energy Use and Performance of a New Variable Primary-Flow Chilled Water System
L. Song, Building Energy Solutions & Technology; I. Joo and M. Liu, University of Nebraska, USA
Using a Fan Air Flow Station to Control Building Static Pressure in a Variable Volume Air Conditioning System
B. Zheng and X. Pang, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and M. Liu and I. Joo, University of Nebraska, USA
Impact of Motor Slip and Belt Slip on Fan Air Flow Station for VAV AHU Systems
G. Liu, I. Joo and M. Liu, University of Nebraska, USA

Passive Architecture Examples

Session Chair: Walter Grondzik, Architectural Engineer, USA

The Ve.L.E. approach: energy saving and summer overheating control
O. Pagani and M. Bonomi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Thermal Mass Benefits for Passive Solar Design in Production Homes
B. Baccei, A. Bhargava and R. Hammon, ConSol/BIRA, USA
Solar Orientation Impacts on Production Home Communities
A. Bhargava, B. Baccei and R. Hammon, ConSol/BIRA and M. Mrohs, GE Energy/BIRA, USA
Fine Arts Pavilion at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas: The Beauty of Green Design
A. Fern?ndez-Gonz?lez and D. Overbey, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
Learning at the Library: Hood River, Oregon
W. Grondzik, Architectural Engineer and A. Kwok, University of Oregon, USA
Passive Solar Buildings in a Temperate Climate in Argentina
F. Celina, CONICET; B. Alicia, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa and F. Silvana and L. Graciela, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina

Post-secondary Programs

Session Chair: Wendy Miller, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Active Solar Energy Engineering and Design University Undergraduate Student Projects
J. Goodman, Consultant, USA
Bachelor of Science in Renewable Energy Systems
J. Yarbrough, Oregon Institute of Technology, USA
Energizing the Curriculum
R. Welch, Lansing Community College, USA
The Agents of Change Project: Making Sense of Success
A. Kwok, University of Oregon and W. Grondzik, Architectural Engineer, USA
Cornell University Solar Decathlon: Learning Through Practice
J. Bonaventura-Sparagna, E. Ho-Sing Chin-Dickey and N. Rajkovich, Cornell University, USA
Web Interactive Zero-Net Energy Sustainable Home for Teachers, Engineers, Architects, Contractors and Students
R. Rogers, Oregon Institute of Technology; C. Dymond, Oregon Department of Energy and C. Jones, Oregon Institute of Technology, USA

Solar Cell Materials & Manufacturing

Session Chair: Adolf Goetzberger, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Review on Quality Control for Advanced Solar Cell Production Lines
P. Fath and E. R?land, GP Solar GmbH, Germany; P. Vandewalle, ICOS Vision Systems NV, Belgium and S. Wansleben, ICOS Vision Systems GmbH, Germany
New Chlorine-Free Solar-Grade Silicon Technology
E. Belov, N. Efimov, E. Lebedev, V. Zadde, A. Pinov and D. Strebkov, INTERSOLARCenter, Russia and K. Touryan and D. Blake, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
PV Energy Payback vs PV Input Energy Due to Market Growth
A. Black, OnGrid Solar Energy Systems, USA
Aging Mechanisms and Delamination Behaviour of Polymeric Multi-Layer Films for PV Encapsulation
G. Oreski, Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH and G. Wallner, University of Leoben, Austria
The Effect of the Growth Rate on Polycrystallinity
T. Razykov and K. Kouchkarov, Physical-Technical Institute, Uzbekistan

Solar Hydrogen

Session Chair: Aldo Steinfeld, ETH-Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland (Invited)

Solar Production of Hydrogen Using "Self-Assembled" Polyoxometalate Photocatalysts
N. Muradov and A. T-Raissi, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Central-Station Solar Hydrogen Power Plant
G. Kolb,R. Diver and N. Siegel, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Hydrogen from Solar via Light-Assisted High-Temperature Water-Splitting Cycles
A. T-Raissi, N. Muradov and C. Huang, Florida Solar Energy Center; R. Taylor and R. Davenport, Science Applications International Corporation and O. Adebiyi, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Solar Hydrogen Production By a Two-Step Cycle Based on Mixed Iron Oxides
C. Sattler, M. Roeb, R. Kl?ser, N Monnerie, F. de Oliveira and M. Schmitz, German Aerospace Center DLR, Germany and C. Agrafiotis, A. Konstandopoulos, C. Zaspalis and L. Nalbandian, CERTH/CPERI, Greece
Photoelectrolytic Production of Hydrogen - Annex-14 of the IEA Hydrogen R&D Program
A. Luzzi, Institut f?r Solartechnik, Switzerland
Hydrogen Production though two-step water splitting using YSZ(Ni,Fe) system for solar hydrogen production
H. Ishihara, H. Kaneko, T. Yokoyama, A. Fuse, N. Hasegawa and Y. Tamaura, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Solar Thermal Electric

Session Chair: Randy Gee, Solargenix Energy LLC, USA

Layout of Optimized Heliostat Fields
L. Vant-Hull, University of Houston, USA
Operation of a Hybrid Solar Dish/Stirling System
R. Davenport and R. Taylor, Science Applications International Corp., USA
Advanced 3D-CPC Solar Collector for Thermal Electric System
T. Saitoh, J. Kato and N. Yamada, Tohoku University, Japan
An Experimental Investigation on a Novel Thermodynamic Cycle Powered by Solar Energy Using Carbon Dioxide
H. Yamaguchi and X. Zhang, Doshisha University; K. Fujima, Mayekawa MFG. Co. Ltd.; M. Enomoto, Showa Denko K. K. and N. Sawada, Showa Tansan Co. Ltd., Japan

Sustainable Communities & Policies

Session Chair: Paulette Middleton, Panorama Pathways, USA

The Project G?teborg 2050: Working with Visions of a Sustainable Society
E. L?wendahl, Chalmers University of Technology and G?teborg University; J. Swahn, Chalmers University of Technology and H. Eek, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Sweden
Solar Energy in Service of Faith-Based Organizations: Harvesting More Than Energy From Solar Power
G. Wolfson, Solar Alternatives, USA
Energy Considerations for Buildings and Cities, Based on Sustainable Development. Case S.M. De Tucum?n
G. Gonzalo, S. Ledsma and V. Nota, Universidad Nacional de Tucum?n, Argentina
Promotion of Sustainable Forms of Renewable Energy Key to Poverty Eradication Strategies Among Poor People in Rural Areas of Kenya - A Call for Support
J. Ndegwa, Rural Friends Kenya/IRDD Univ of Reading, United Kingdom and M. Githinji, Rural Friends Kenya

Poster Technical Presentations

Tuesday, August 9

12:30PM to 1:30PM

Assessment of Water Resources

Tucson, Arizona U.S.A.: a Case Study in the Limits to Water Resources Development
M. Yoklic, University of Arizona and C. Bautz, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Symphony of Renewables - Meeting the Millennium Development Goals and Bringing Water and Energy to the World
P. Rae, Renewable Energy Generators of Australia Ltd, Australia

Commercialization Strategies for Sustained RE Development

United We Stand, Divided We Fall - Influencing International and Domestic Renewable Energy Policy
P. Rae, Renewable Energy Generators of Australia Ltd, Australia
E-WER: A Means Towards Renewable Energy in the U.S. and FSU
G. Reynoldson, University of Washington, USA
Future of Solar Energy Policy in Industrial Markets: The Move Towards Zero Energy Homes
T. Bradford, Prometheus Institute for Sustainable Development, USA

Future Generations Solar Cells and Concentrators

Externally Unbiased Electron Injection from Copper Oxide to Porous
E. Vigil, University of La Habana, Cuba; J.A. Ayll?n, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; B. Gonz?lez, I. Zumeta and L. Curbelo, University of La Habana, Cuba
Optimization of Organic/Polymer Solar Cells in both Space and Energy/Time Domains
S. Sun, Norfolk State University, USA
Industrial Design Way of DSCS Panel with High Efficiency
S. Dai, J. Weng, Y. Sui, S. Chen, S. Xiao, Y. Huang, F. Kong, X. Pan, L. Hu, X. Fan, et. al., Chinese Academy of Sciences, PR China

Grid-connected PV System Performance

Experimental Validation of Algebraic Methods to Predict the Outdoors Electrical Performance of Monocrystalline Silicon PV Modules in Southern Europe Climates
M. Fuentes, G. Nofuentes, J. Aguilera and D. Talavera, Universidad de Ja?n and M. Castro, UNED - Ciudad Universitaria, Spain
4.872 kW Grid-Connected PV System Results and Testing at Rajamangala University of Technology(RMUT),THAILAND
N. Watjanatepin and C. Boonmee, Rajamangala University of Technology (RMUT), Thailand
Economic Analysis of Grid Connected PV Systems in South East Queensland
K. Khouzam, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Fundamental Studies of Electrical Detection of Failed Modules in PV Array
T. Takashima, K. Otani and K. Kato, Research Center for Photovoltaics, AIST, Japan
Comparative Analysis of the Influence of the Climatic Conditions in Europe on the Efficiency of a Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System
G. Lopez, Sociedad para el Desarrollo Energ?tico de Andaluc?a and I. Lillo, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Characterization of Photovoltaic Modules Via Artificial Neural Networks
L. Vilhena, L. Z?rate and D. Soares, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais and A. Diniz, Energy Company of Minas Gerais (CEMIG), Brazil

National and Regional Policies and Programs

The role of solar energy in the light of a deregulated European energy system
H. Zinko and B. Karlsson, Link?ping University, Sweden
SDF Solar PV Grant Program in Southeastern Pennsylvania
R. Celentano, Celentano Energy Services/Sustainable Development Fund, USA
Proposed Major Revisions to the Arizona Environmental Portfolio Standard Rules
R. Williamson, Arizona Corporation Commission, USA

Programs and Perspectives from Developing Countries

Current State and Perspective of Development of the Renewable Energy in Cuba
C. Moreno, Centro de Estudio de Tecnolog?as Energ?ticas Renovables, CETER, Cuba
Renewable energy sources in the Colombian energy policy, analysis and perspectives
B.J. Ruiz and V. Rodr?guez-Padilla, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico

PV Applications

Electrification of Villages: A Case Study of Mustung Village near Quetta (Pakistan)
S. Ilyas, S. Nasir and S. Raza, University of Balochistan, Pakistan
Solar Roof ?pansko-Croatia, First Year Of Operation
L. Majdand?ic, Croatian Professional Society for Solar Energy and Z. Matic Energy Institute Hrvoje Po?ar, Croatia (EDIT NAMES FOR FOREIGN CHARACTERS)
Amorphous-Silicon Photovoltaic/Thermal Solar Collector System in Thailand
S. Jaikla, T. Nualboonrueng and P. Sichanugrist, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand
Development of Hybrid Photovoltaic-Wind System for Academic Purposes
R.Soler-Bientz, Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico
Experimental Performance of a Frequency Converter Driving a PV Pumping System
R. Melo, N. Fraidenraich and O. Vilela, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Characteristics of PV power generation system in Japan
N. Mori, Taisei Corporation; H. Fukao, M. Saito, M. Nakamura and Y. Sato, Taisei Corporation Technology Center and M. Morita, Taisei Corporation, Japan
Photovoltaic Reincarnation - Using Salvaged PV in the Eco Office
V. Sami, and J. Nicolow, Lord, Aeck and Sargent Architecture and A. Campolucci, Southface Energy Institute, USA
Disasters: Photovoltaics for Special Needs
W. Young, Jr., Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Application of Wind Tunnel Testing and Finite Element Analysis to Development of a Photovoltaic Module Mounting System
M. Bowler and M. Huber, Eastwood Energy Corporation and M. Lobo, NovaComp Engineering, Inc., USA
Hybrid Solar Generation for Rural Decentralized Electrification in the Semi-Arid Northeast of Brazil
E. Barbosa, R. Oliveira, C. Tiba, N. Fraidenraich and E. Vieira, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

PV Balance-of-Systems

Development of a Low Cost Control System for a Solar Tracker
F. Monteiro, O. Vilela and N. Fraidenraich, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
A Side by Side Comparison of Maximum Power Point Tracking Charge Controllers for a Stand-Alone PV System
F. Collins and J. Kreider, University of Colorado, USA
Development of High-Frequency Transformer Inverter Topologies for Small-Power Grid-Connected PV Inverters
K. Chai, Y. Lin, J. Hsu and Y. Tzou, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Optimal Reliability Design Method for Remote Solar Systems
N. Suwapaet and J. Duffy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Modeling and Simulation of Stand-Alone Power Photovoltaic System Using Artificial Neural Network
A. Mellit, University Center of M?d?a and A. Benghanem, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Algeria

Rainwater Harvesting and Gray Water Utilization

Roof Top Rainwater Harvesting in Remote Rural Schools All Over India
B. Roy, Global Rain Water Harvesting Collective, India
Harvesting Better Quality of Rainwater Using TIO2 (sub) Coated Roof and Sunlight
R. Kim, S. Lee, J. Lee and Y. Lee, Korea Institute of Construction Technology, Republic of Korea

Social, Economic and Commercialization Issues

Long-Distance Solar Water Heating Training: The Soletrol Experience

Multiobjective Optimization as a Decision Tool for Financing or Rebating Domestic Solar Water Heaters
T. Borges, S. Colle and M. Wendel, Federal University of Santa. Catarina, Brazil
Parametric Cost Modeling of Renewable Energy Systems with the Renewable Energy Cost Model (RCM)
J. Clemens, Olympic Energy Systems Inc., USA
Consumer Perspectives: Do Solar Home Systems Provide Inferior Lifestyles to Low-Income Rural Households in Kwazulu-Natal?
J. Green, University of KwaZulu-Natal and D. Zwebe, University of Twente, South Africa
Green Marketing With Solar To Increase Sales and Brand Awareness
M. De Anquin, and D. Marks, Premier Power Renewable Energy
The Public's Perceptions Concerning PV and Wind Systems
W. Steigelmann and H. Barnes, Aspen Systems Corporation, USA

Solar Cell Materials & Manufacturing

Performance Enhancement of CIGSs Absorber Layer on Glass Substrate
A. Kadam, A. Jahagirdar and N. Dhere, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Effect of Stainless Steel Substrate Thickness on the CIGSS Thin Film Solar Cell
A. Kadam, A. Jahagirdar and N. Dhere, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Coefficient of Performance of Mono- and Multi-Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Panels
M. Bahadori and K. Zamzamian, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
Gigawatt-Scale Manufacturing of Discrete Flexible CIGS Solar Cells as a Near-Term Catalyst for the Transition to a "Solar Economy"
J. Tuttle and T. Schuyler, DayStar Technologies, Inc., USA
Review of Rapid Thermal Process and Setup for Fabrication of Absorber Layer for CIGSS Solar Cells by RTP
N. Dhere, S. Kulkarni, J. Shirolikar and M. Nugent, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Ellipsometric Analysis of Cobalt-Oxide Solar Selective Coatings on Different Substrates
E. Barrera and J. Martinez, Universidad Aut?noma Metroplolitana-Iztapalapa and A. Avila and M. Ortega CINVESTAV del IPN, Mexico
The graded optical band gap(GBG) in hydrogenated nanoamorphous silicon(na-SiH) solar cell prepared by Plasma Enhance Chemical Vapor Deposition(PECVD)
Y. Huacong, C. Rongqiang, M. Fanying and Z. Zhanxia, Shanghai Jiaotong University; W. He and Y. Hong, Xi'an Jiaotong University and H. Yuliang, Jiangsu Weifu Nanometers Science & Technology Ltd., PR China
Effect of Magnetic Field on Bifacial Silicon Solar Cell Studied in Modeling: Capacitance and Space Charge Region Width Determination
S. Madougou, Universit? Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger; I. Barro, Universit? Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Dakar (S?n?gal) and G. Sissoko, Universit? de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Solar Distillation and Desalination

Simulation and Experimental Study on Fresh Water Production from Seawater Using Solar Chimney
Y. Wang, L. Zhu, Z. Fang and W. Tian, Tianjin University, PR China
Solar Desalination Plants for Arid Areas
J. Ahatov, R. Avezov, S. Klichev, S. Bahramov and M Kenisarin, Academy Science of Uzbekistan; and A. Ismanjanov and G. Erkinbaeva, Kyrgyz-Uzbek University, Uzbekistan
A Novel Solar Still Using Trough Concentrator
Y. Abakr, Taylor's College Subang Jaya; A. Ismail, International Islamic University and J. Mahmoud, University Technology Mara, Malaysia

Solar Water Disinfection and Purification

An Historical and Prospective Review of Solar Water Purification
J. Gordes, Environmental Energy Solutions and J. Perlin, Solar and Forestry Consultant, USA
Water Equals Health; Pasteurization with Solar Cooking
J. McCabe, Energy Ideas, LLC, USA
Surface Modified Thin Films of TiO2 Coated Over Glass
S. Mantri and A. Cooper, Temple University and C. Pierce, University of South Carolina, USA
Small Solar Water Pasteurizers-Further Tests and Recent Developments
F. Husson, Solar Solutions and D. Andreatta and S. Hankal, SEA Ltd., USA
Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemcial Treatment Effects on the Killing of Escherichia Coli Cells
M. Ribeiro and E. Bidoia, Instituto de Bioci?ncias, UNESP, Brazil
Radiation Absorption in a Flat-Plate Solar Photocatalytic Reactor
S Cuevas and C Arancibia-Bulnes, Universidad Nacional Aut?noma de M?xico

Solar Water Pumping

The Use of Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems in Armenia
G. Ayvazyan, A. Vardanyan and T. Tekiryan, ViaSphere Technopark Co., Armenia

Water Conservation

Whole Building Approach to Water Conservation
R. Azerbegi, Ambient Energy, Inc. and J. Bradburn, RMH Group, Inc., USA
Showering in the Sun
W. Young, Jr. and J. Haggard, Florida Solar Energy Center and D. Chase, University of Central Florida, USA

Wetlands Design and Solar Energy

Louisiana, it's your problem! Deforestation of the Redwoods and oil dependency
C. Gossen, Portland State University, USA

Oral Technical Presentations

Tuesday, August 9

2:00PM to 3:30PM

Grid-connected PV System Performance I

Session Chair: TBD

Performance Monitoring of 900 Individual Photovoltaic Systems in Sacramento
O. Bartholomy, Sacramento Municipal Utility District and M. Sheridan, MSEE, USA
Results from the California PV Testing and Evaluation Project: A Third-Party Evaluation of Currently Available PV Systems
W. Brooks, J. Newmiller, T. Townsend and C. Whitaker, Behnke, Erdman, and Whitaker Engineering, Inc., USA
One Megawatt Photovoltaic Plant Completes Twenty One Years of Successful Operation
G. Nelson, Sacramento Municipal Utility District and A. Rosenthal, Southwest Technology Development Institute, USA
Multi-Year Performance Assessment of Two PV Installation Clusters
S. Wiese, Conservation Services Group and CSGServices Inc. and L. Moore and C. Hanley, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
A 10 kWp Photovoltaic Grid Connected System - Planning and Checking the System Components
I. Farkas and I. Seres, Szent Istv?n University and L. Koksis, Hungarian Academy of Sciences-SIU, Hungary

Marketing and Commercialization

Session Chair: Henk Kaan, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands

U.S. Solar Market Trends
L. Sherwood, Interstate Renewable Energy Council and Sherwood Associates, USA
Analysis of State Solar Economic Trade-Offs (Asset) Databank
L. Gillette and C. Herig, Segue Energy Consulting, LLC and S. Gouchoe, North Carolina Solar Center, USA
Characteristics and Feedback From Residential PV Early Adopters
K. Comer and C. Demeter, Antares Group Inc.; P. Shah, Consultant and R. Margolis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Zero Energy Homes for New Construction Market Activities
J, McCabe, Energy Ideas, LLC and D. Springer, Davis Energy Group, USA
Are PV Installations Getting Better?
J. Wiles, New Mexico State University, USA
Japanese Manufacturers' 'Cost-Performance' Marketing Strategy for the Delivery of Solar Photovoltaic Homes
M. Noguchi, CANMET Energy Technology Center-Varennes, Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Resource Assessment Fundamentals

Session Chair: TBD

The Assessment of Four Different Correction Methods Applied to the Diffuse Radiation Measured in Jerusalem, Israel
A. Kudish and T. Rahima, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Can Present Global Climate Change Models Provide Climatological Sound Solar Radiation Data for Solar Energy Design?
J. Page, University of Sheffield, UK
Trends in Direct Normal Solar Irradiance in Oregon from 1979-2003
L. Rihimaki and F. Vignola, University of Oregon, USA
Comparing Several Proceedings of Estimating the Available Solar Radiation, with Data Measured in the University of Vigo Radiometric Station
M. Vazquez, J. Santos, M. Prado and D. Vazquez, University of Vigo, Spain
Time Delay Neural Networks (TDNN) Applied to a Weather Data Generator Based on Typical Meteorological Sequence Analysis
M. David, L. Adelard, P. Lauret and E. Fock, University of La Reunion, France
Determining Wind Resources as a Function of Surface Roughness and Height from NASA Global Assimilation Analysis
W. Chandler and C. Whitlock, SAIC and P. Stackhouse, Jr., NASA Langley Research Center, USA

Roles of the Roof

Session Chair: Adil Sharag-Eldin, Kent State University, USA

Comparing Horizontal and Tilted Photovoltaic Arrays
R. Swenson, ElectroRoof, USA
Sustainable Roof Tops and Energy Performance - a Case Study
T. Leonard and J. Leonard, Prairie Technologies and Elastomeric Roofing Systems, Inc., USA
White Roof Turning Green
V. Lerum, Arizona State University, USA
Simulation of a Roof-Integrated Solar Heating System with PCM Thermal Storage
E. Halawa, W. Saman and F. Bruno, University of Australia, Australia
Analysis of a Roof Integrated Solar Air Collector
M. Belusko, W. Saman and F. Bruno, Sustainable Energy Centre, University of SA, Australia
Special Greenhouse for Walnut Grafting in Arid Regions
V. Garc?a and A. Iriarte, INECO, Universidad Nac. de Catamarca, G. Lesino and S. Larsen, INECO, Universidad Nac. de Salta and C. Matias, INTA, Sumalao, Argentina

Solar Ponds

Session Chair: Peter Golding, University of Texas El Paso, USA

On the Turbidity of a Solar Pond Filled-Up with Bittern and Seawater
W. Sun, M. Xie, H. Pan and L. Huang, Dalian University of Technology and S. Ge, Liao Ning Technical University, PR China
Integration of Solar Ponds in Salinity Mitigation Schemes to Produce Low Grade Heat for Industrial Process Heating, Desalination and Power
A. Akbarzadeh and J. Andrews, RMIT University, Australia and P. Golding, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Cost Effective Solar Thermal Technology for Rural Areas & Small Towns
K. Datye, Society for Advancement in Renewable Materials and Energy Technology, India; N. Pandit, International Institute of Energy Conservation-North America, USA and P. Ashtunkar, Society for Advancement in Renewable Materials and Energy Technology
Using Porous Media to Improve Solar Pond Stability
M. Safi, Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia

Solar Water Pasteurization and Disinfection

Session Chair: Adrienne Cooper, Temple University, USA

Theoretical Analysis of Batch and Flow-Through Solar Water Pasteurization Systems
S. Al-Kharabsheh, Hashemite University, Jordan
The Influence of Temperature on Continuous Flow Solar Disinfection
L.W. Gill, Trinity College, Ireland
The Microbiology of Solar Water Pasteurization, with Applications in Kenya and Tanzania
R. Metcalf, California State University, Sacramento, USA
Development of a Density Driven Solar Water Pasteurization System
W. Duff and D. Hodgson, Colorado State University, USA
Cost and Efficiency Comparision of Conventional Flat Plate Collector Versus A Low-Pressure, Dewar-Type Vacuum Tube Array for the Disinfection of Drinking Water
J. Grandinetti, Developing World Solar and W. Hartzell, Safe Water Systems, USA
Water Disinfection through Solar Concentrator with Angled Reflective Panels
A. Martin-Dominquez, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua; C. Estrada, Centro de Investigacionen Energia, UNAM and A. Gonzalez-Herrera and Ramirez-Angula, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua, Mexico

Sustainable Rural Electrification

Session Chair: TBD

Solar Electrification of Remote Inaccessible Villages: The Barefoot Approach
B. Roy and A. Joshi, The Barefoot College, India
The Green Empowerment Development Model for Off-Grid Renewable Energy Projects
S. Kassels, W. Ratterman and M. Royce, Green Empowerment, USA
The Role of Governance in the Sustainability of Community Owned and Operated Rural Energy Systems
M. Ross and T. Wilson, Sandia National Laboratories, USA and A. Romero Paredes, Ecoturismo y Nuevas Tecnolog?as, Mexico
Photovoltaic for Sustainable Livelihoods in Off-Grid Areas of Bangladesh
F. Ahmed PPRE, C.v.O. University, Germany; J. Aman and M. Islam, Bangladesh Power Development Board, Bangladesh
Native American Sustainable Energy Systems - Navajo Solar Electric Case Study
S. Begay-Campbell, J. Coots and B. Mar, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Social Aspects and Impacts of Rural PV Electrification In KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
J. Green, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Oral Technical Presentations

Tuesday, August 9

4:00PM to 5:30PM

Comfort and Thermal Performance

Session Chair: Alison Kwok, University of Oregon, USA

A Humanistic Approach to Building Design, to Achieve Comfort and Optimize Building Energy Use
S. Narayan, I. Lavedrine and M. McClintock, Arup, USA
Improving Energy Efficiency and Temperature Control in a Passive-Solar Housing Development
V. Martinez, CH2M Hill; P. Gurian, Drexel University and S. Cook, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Energy-Saving Apartments in a Semiarid Region in Argentina
F. Celina, CONICET; B. Alicia, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa and F. Silvana and L. Graciela, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina
Research on Thermal Environment and Residents' Control Behaviors of Floor Heating System in Korea
C. Chun, H. Kim and N. Bae, Yonsei University and J. Park, Hanyang University, Korea (South)
Post Occupancy Design Intervention to Improve Comfort and Energy Performance in a Desert House
V. Lerum and V. Koti, Arizona State University, USA

Energy Environmental Impacts / International Collaboration

Session Chair: David Hill, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, USA

International Standards for Solar Water Heater Performance
K. Guthrie, Sustainable Energy Authority Victoria, Australia
Towards Procedures for Environmental Performance Assessment of Solar Thermal Products
? Wahlstr?m, SP Swedish National Testing and Research Institute, Sweden
Potential and Cost Of CO2 (sub) Emissions Mitigation by Using Solar Photovoltaic Pumps in India
A. Kumar and A. Kandpal, Indian Institute of Technology, India
A Strategy to Promote Solar Water Heaters in Mexico
G. Ramos and B. Rodriguez, National Commission for Energy Saving, Mexico
Production of Solar Hybrid Fuels of DME, Methanol and H2 in Australia and Shipping to Japan
Y. Tamaura, H. Ishihara, A. Fuse and H. Kaneko, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Grid-connected PV System Performance II

Session Chair: TBD

Grid-Connected Photovoltaics in Brazil
R. Ruther, LABSOLAR - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina; W. Reguse CELESC - Centrais El?tricas de Santa Catarina; M. Dacoregio, LABSOLAR - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina; P. Knob, C. Jardim and I. Salamoni, LabEEE - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina; et.al.
California's Self-Generation Incentive Program PV Systems: Measured Performance and Actual Costs
K. Scheuermann and P. Lilly, Itron, Inc. and P. Landry, Southern California Edison, USA
Analysis of PV System Performance Versus Modeled Expectations Across a Set of Identical PV Systems
J. Perlman, A. McNamara and D. Strobino, Big Apple Solar Installation Commitment (BASIC), USA
Predicting the Performance of Photovoltaic Cells Using a 5-Parameter Model
W. De Soto, S. Klein and W. Beckman, Solar Energy Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
An Alternative Method to Regression Analysis for PV System STC Rating
J. Bing, New Energy Options, Inc. USA; E. Kern Jr., Irradiance Inc., USA and C. Sumaoy, CEPALCO, Philippines

Ocean Power

Session Chair: Roger Charlier, Free University of Brussels (V.U.B.), Belgium (Invited)

Marine Winds: Energy on the Forefront of Development
R. Charlier, Free University of Brussells (VUB), Belgium
Ocean Economics: Mining the Sea for Energy
R. Charlier, Free University of Brussells (VUB), Belgium
Some Environmental Considerations of Electrical Power Generation from Ocean Currents in the Straits of Florida
C. Finkl, Coastal Planning and Engineering, Inc. and E. Hague, Environmental Studes, USA
Wave Power for U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Lighthouses
A. Walker, A. Kandt and D. Heimiller, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Solar Sea Power: Over a Century of Invention
J. Tomayko, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Solar Cells and Modules

Session Chair: Pritpal Singh, Villanova University, USA (Invited)

Structural Comparison of CIGSS Thin Film Absorber Layer Fabricated on SS and Ti Substrates
A. Kadam and N. Dhere, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Preparation and Characterization of Thin CIGSS Solar Cells on Mo Coated Glass Substrates
A. Jahagirdar, A. Kadam and N. Dhere, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
A Comparison of Measured Photovoltaic Module Performance Parameters
A. Fanney, M. Davis and B. Dougherty, National Institute of Standards and Technology and D. King, W. Boyson and J. Kratochvil, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Properties of CuInS2 Thin Films Fabricated by SEL Method
G. Park, W. Jeong, H. Jung, H. Yang and J. Lee, Mokpo National University, Korea (Republic) and S. Kim, University of California, USA
An Adaptive Perturb-and-Observe Maximum Power Point Tracking System of Photovoltaic Arrays
S. Karaki, M. Serhan and L. Chaar, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Solar Thermal Applications

Session Chair: Stephen Sargent, Sargent Associates, USA (confirmed)

Solar Autoclaves for Sterilizing Medical Instruments in Remote Health Clinics
A. Martinez and O. Morales, Universidad Nacional de Ingenier?a, Nicaragua and R. Komp, Sunwatt Corporation, USA
Stagnation behaviour of solar thermal heat-pipe and direct-flow evacuated tube collectors in closed loop systems
B. Bauer, T. Williamson and P. McEntee, Thermomax Ltd., Northern Ireland, UK
Performance Studies of Solar Distillation Systems Under Indian Climatic Conditions
S. Shukla, Allahabad Agricultural Institute (Deemed University), India
Buried Pipes for Air Conditioning: Two Cases of Educational Buildings in Argentina
S. Flores Larsen, Universidad Nacional de Salta - CONICET; C. Filippin, CONICET and G. Lesino, Universidad Nacional de Salta - CONICET, Argentina
AlB2 (sub) - A New Selective Coating
N. Bhowmik, A. Kahn, J. Rahman, S. Kahdem and M. Azad, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sustainable Design Case Studies

Session Chair: TBD

The Extreme Climate Housing of KST-Hokkaido: the Petchka as a Ventilation Device
J. Wasley, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and M. Meiling, Foresight Home Performance, USA
Artists for Humanity Epicenter: A Successful Model for the Sustainable Design Process
M. Kelley III, The Hickory Consortium and P. Cornelison, Arrowstreet Inc., USA
"Milagro," a Sustainable Co-Housing Community Located in the Sonoran Desert in Tucson
N. Chalfoun, University of Arizona, USA
Results From HOSPITALS - Exemplar European Health Care Buildings - Case Studies From 5 European Demonstration Projects
O. J?rgensen, Esbensen Consulting Engineers A/S, Denmark
Trigeneration as a Modern Option of Energy Conservation in Buildings
D. Chwieduk, W. Pomierny and A. Umer, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, PAS, Poland; R. Critoph, University of Warwick, United Kingdom; G. Restuccia, CNR Instituto di Tecnologie, Italy; R. de Boer, ECN, The Netherlands et. al.
A Comparative Analysis of Efficiencies in Low-Cost Housing in Cape Town, South Africa
A. Barker, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

Wednesday, August 10

Oral Technical Presentations

10:30AM to NOON

Daylighting Examples

Session Chair: Marc Schiler, University of Southern California, USA

Analysis of Electrical Energy Savings from Daylighting through Skylights
M. Krarti, University of Colorado, USA and A. Nemri, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie, Tunisia
The Role of Daylighting in LEED Certification: A Comparative Evaluation of Documentation Methods
K. Carrier and M. Ubbelohde, University of California, Berkeley, USA
The Influence of Atrium Orientation on the Daylight Perfomance in an office building
E. Giovannopoulou, M. Schiler and R. Knowles, University of Southern California, USA
Daylight in Schools: R.D. & Euzelle P. Smith Middle School, Chapel Hill N.C. - Daylight Dividends Case Study
J. Zubizarreta and M. Nicklas, Innovative Design Inc. and P. Morante, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Microclimatic Impact: Glare around the Walt Disney Concert Hall
M. Schiler and E. Valmont, University of Southern California, USA

Optimal System Operation

Session Chair: Song Deng, Texas A&M University, USA (Invited)

Conceptual Design of Net Zero Energy Campus Residence
K. Kissock, G. Mertz and G. Raffio, University of Dayton, USA
Sensitivity Analysis of Optimal Building Thermal Mass Control
G. Henze, T. Le and A. Florita, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA
Continuous Commissioning of Salt Lake City Community College South City Campus
S. Deng and W. Turner, Texas A&M Univeristy, USA
Controls of Multiple Chillers in Central Cooling Plants
M. Krarti, University of Colorado, USA; S. Menzli, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie, Tunisia and O. Vangeet, National Renewable Energy Lab, USA
The Optimization of Design Water Temperature for Low-temperature Heating Systems
R. Wu, C. Zhang and D. Sun, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China

PV Balance-of-Systems

Session Chair: TBD

Innovative Micro-Inverter for the AC PV Building Block or AC Modules
W. Bower, Sandia National Laboratories; A. Dickerson, Bluepoint Associates and R. West, Distributed Power, USA
Review of PV Inverter Technologies for Practical Implementation
A. Wang, B. Chen and Y. Tzou, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Quantitative Design and Implementation of Two-Stage Grid-Connected PV Inverter With DSP-Based Controller
S. Chiang, National United University; Y. Lai, Material Research Lab, ITRI; K. Chai, HsinChu Research Center, Sysgration LTD. and Y. Tzou, Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Characterization and Measuring in Test Facilities PV Grid Connected Inverters
L. Davila, Polytechnic University of Madrid; M. Castro, A. Colmenar, J. Carpio and J. Peire, Spanish University for Distance Education and R. Jim?nez, University of Cadiz, Spain
An MPPT Control Method to Acquire the Maximum Power over All Types of Irradiations Variously Changing with Weather Conditions
N. Mutoh, M. Ohno and T. Inoue, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Japan

Solar Hot Water I

Session Chair: Gary Vliet, University Of Texas at Austin, USA

How Mixing During Hot Water Draw-Offs Influence the Thermal Performance of Small Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems
S. Furbo and L. Jivan Shah, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Solar assisted district heating system in Crailsheim (Germany)
S. Raab, University of Stuttgart; D. Mangold, Solar- und W?rmetechnik Stuttgart; W. Heidemann, University of Stuttgart and H. M?ller-Steinhagen, University of Stuttgart, Solar- und W?rmetechnik Stuttgart, DLR Stuttgart Institute for Technical Thermodynamics (ITT) Stuttgart, et. al.
Implementation of Taiwanese Standard for Comparing Thermosyphon-Type Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems in India
J. Nayak, R. Bokil and S. Joshi, Energy Systems Engineering, India
A Study of Natural Circulation Flow Rate through Single-Ended Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors
I. Budihardjo, G. Morrison and M. Behnia, University of New South Wales, Australia
Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of Solar Water Heaters with Vertical Mantle Heat Exchangers
Y. Too, G. Morrison and M. Behnia, The University of New South Wales, Australia

Solar Resource Models and Data

Session Chair: Frank Vignola, University of Oregon Solar Radiation Monitoring Lab, USA

Results of Solar Resource Assessments in the UNEP/SWERA Project
D. Renn?, R. George and B. Marion, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA; R. Perez, ASRC - State University of New York at Albany, USA; C. Schillings, F. Trieb and R. Meyer, German Aerospace Center (DLR),Germany; E. Pereira et.al.
A New Business Model for Grid-Connected Solar Generation in Restructured Electricity Markets
J. Bing, New Energy Options Inc., USA
Forecasting Solar Radiation -- Preliminary Evaluation of an Approach Based Upon the National Forecast Database
R. Perez, ASRC, The University at Albany, USA; S. Wilcox and D. Renn?, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA; K. Moore, IED, USA and A. Zelenka, Meteosuisse, Switzerland
Broadband Model Performance for an Updated National Solar Radiation Data Base in the United States of America
D. Myers, S. Wilcox, W. Marion, R. George and M. Anderberg, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Validation of DNI Estimations in Brazil Using Brazil-SR Model
F. Martins and E. Pereira, Brazilian Institute of Space Research and S. Abreu, University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Renewable Energy Resources in Brazil - SWERA Products
F. Martins and E. Pereira, Brazilian Institute of Space Research and S. Abreu and S. Colle, Solar Energy Laboratory - University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Bayesian and Sensitivity Analysis Approaches to Modelling the Direct Solar Irradiance
P. Lauret, M. David, E. Fock and L. Adelard, University of La Reunion, Reunion

Wednesday, August 10

Poster Technical Presentations

12:30PM to 1:30PM

Hydrogen Production using Solar, Wind, Biomass and other Renewables

Renewable Hydrogen via Solar Energy and Distributed Power
R. Schoen, DC Power/UCLA, USA

Modeling and Estimation

Improvement in Estimation of Hourly Solar Diffuse Irradiance
S. Munawwar and T. Muneer, Napier University, Scotland, UK
Sequential Properties and Modeling of Daily Global Horizontal Solar Radiation, in Tropical Climates
A. Siqueira and C. Tiba, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Experimental and Theoretical Evaluation of the Solar Energy Collection by Tracking and Non-Tracking Photovoltaic Panel
Y. Vorobiev, P. Vorobiev and P. Horley CINVESTAV-Quer?taro and J. Gonz?lez-Hern?ndez, CIMAV, Mexico
Solar Horizontal Irradiance: Data Quality Control and Modeling
S. Younes and T. Muneer, Napier University, Scotland, UK
Night Length Duration and Public Illumination
F. Martins and E. Pereira, Brazilian Institute of Space Research, Brazil

Satellite-based Resource Assessment

Solar Radiation Climate in Korea
Y. Chil Park, Seoul National University of Technology; D. Ki Jo and Y. Heack Kang, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Korea (South)

Solar Cooking

Design, Development and Thermal Performance Evaluation of a Heat Exchanger Unit for SK 14 Parabolic Cooker for Off-Place Cooking
V. Murty and A. GUPTA, Holkar Science College, India
Semi Log Plot and An Approximate Expression to Find Second Figure of Merit ofBox Type Solar Cookers
S. Mullick, S. Khan and B. Chourasia Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
Solar Cooking Kitchen Studies with Building Size Nonimaging Reflectors
J. Goodman, Consultant, USA

Solar Cooling and Dehumidification

Experimental Study of an Intermittent Refrigerator System Operating with Barium Chloride-Ammonia and Lithium Nitrate-Ammonia Mixtures
C. Blanco, I. Figueroa, and W. G?mez, Universidad Nacional Aut?noma de M?xico, M?xico
Economical and Environmental Study of a Liquid Desiccant Solar Air Conditioner
S. Alizadeh and K. Khouzam, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Energy Performance of an Absorption Chiller Supplied by Solar Collectors in Mediterranean Area
G. Oliveti, N. Arcuri, R. Bruno and A. Mazzuca, University of Calabria, Italy
Performance of a Solar Powered LI-BR Air-Conditioning System with a Partitioned Storage Tank
K. Sumathy, University of Hong Kong, Republic of China
Simulation and Economic Optimization of a Solar Assisted Combined Ejector - Vapor Compression Cycle for Cooling Applications
H. Vidal, University of Magallanes, Chile and S. Colle, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Solar Hot Water and Thermal Energy Supply

Outlook of Solar Water Heaters in Taiwan
K. Chang, T. Lee and K. Chung, National Cheng Kung University; C. Lee, NCKU Research and Development Foundation and W. Lin, Tainan Woman's College of Arts & Technology, PR China
Design of Solar DHW System for Apartment Houses
M. Udagawa and N. Roh, Kogakuin University and M. Sato, Systech Environmental Research Laoboratory, Japan
Measurement of Solar Radiant Floor Heating Systems
C. Li, X. Wang and D. Li, Tsinghua Solar Ltd. and Tsinghua University, PR China
Heat Transfer Correlations in Mantle Tanks
S. Furbo, Technical University of Denmark and S. Knudsen, RAMB?LL, Denmark
Optimization Techniques for Solar Thermal System
R. Kalil, R. and K. Muralidharan PSNA College of Engineering and Technology , India
Michigan Zero Energy Home Designs: Saving Summer's Heat for Winter Space Heating
C. Snyder, J. Slomka, S. Bugyi, P. Eland, M. Oranchak and A. Shishkovsky, Lawrence Technological University; R. Oraweic, BTF Ltd. and S. Santoro, Techbuilt, USA
Use of Solar Water Heater for Domestic Purposes in Winter Season of Under Tropical Country (Sudan)
O. Elhussain, Omdurman Islamic University and E. Mizo, Atlas Trading Co., Sudan
Investigations of Solar Combi Systems
E. Andersen and S. Furbo, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Experimental Study on Air Source Heat Pump Water Heater with Phase Change Thermal Energy Storage
W. Nan, Z. Dong Sheng and L. Chao, South China University of Technology, China

Solar Industrial Process Heat

Influence of the Mass Flow Rate on the Conical Receiver Thermal Efficiency of a Point Focus Concentrator with an Aperture Angle of 90?
A. Rojas and C. Estrada, Centro de Investigacion en Energia-UNAM anad R. Dorantes, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico
Adaption and Validation of a Fin-and-Tube Heat Exchanger Model for TRNSYS Using Producer-Specified Design Software
E. Frank, K. Vajen and M. Bail, Universit?t Kassel, Germany

Solar Radiation Measurement

Preliminary Study of One Minute Solar Radiation Measurements
T. Soubdhan and T. Feuillard, Universite Antilles Guyane (UAG- GRER), France
Sky Clearness Index for Iranian cities
M. Bahadori and S. Mirhosseini, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
General Characterisation of the Solar Radiation Components in Mozambique
B. Cuamba, M. Chenene and G. Mahumane, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique; D. Quissico and E. Vasco, National Institute of Meteorology, Mozambique; P. O'Keefe, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK and J. Lovseth, Trondheim University of Science and Technology,
Outdoor Uncertainty on Heat Flux Measurement
C. P?rez-Rabago and C. Estrada, Universidad Nacional Aut?noma de M?xico, Mexico and M. Marcos, J. Ballestr?n and M. Rodriguez, CIEMAT - Plataforma Solar de Almer?a, Spain

Solar Thermal Electricity

Floating Solar Chimney: The Link towards a Solar Future
C. Papageorgiou, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, N.T.U.A., Greece
Temperature Distribution around an Absorber Tube with Geothermal Brine
I. Martinez and R. Almanza, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico

Solar Thermal Systems and Applications

Perspectives for Solar Thermal Energy in the Baltic States
P. Shipkovs, G. Kashkarova, K. Lebedeva and J. Shipkovs, Institute of Physical Energetics LAS, Latvia
Development of STARlab: The Solar Thermal Applications Research Laboratory
M. Brooks, Mangosuthu Technikon and T. Harms, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

The History of Solar Energy in Countries Throughout the World in Myths, Religions, Ancient Science, Through Centuries

Astronomical Significance of the Myth Suryavivaha
A. Bhauvananaidhruvakashyapah, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering; V. Vishvachaitanya, State Bank of Mysore Cunningham Branch, Bangalore; M. Bhauvano, Arankrith and J. Jayarama, India
Sun in Hindu Mythology
R. Jha, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, India
Applications of Solar Energy During Vedic Age
B. Swarup and R. Acharya, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering; B. Acharya, Arankrith, Sharada Nagara and S. Varuni, Vishvavara, India
The Aztec Calendar
E. Rinc?n, Autonomous University of Mexico City, Mexico
Prehistoric Solar Innovation and Water Management on Rapa Nui
C. Gossen, Portland State University and C. Stevenson, Virginia Department of Historic Resources, USA
Solar Energy Approach to some Bulgarian Architectural Patterns
A. Dobrinova, Bulgarian Solar Energy Society; A. Penchev, Energy for Sustainable Development and T. Marinova, "T.M" S.B. Co., Bulgaria
History of Solar Architecture in Cyprus
P. Lapithis, Intercollege - Design Department, Cyprus

The History of Solar Energy Pioneers, of Solar Energy Technology, of Solar Architecture and of the Solar Built Environment

Yuri Kondratyuk (Oleksandr Shargei): an Eminent Ukrainian Pioneer in Renewable Energy of the First Half of the 20th Century
V. Vasylyev, International Solar Energy Society, Ukraine
Why Astrophysicists did not Pursue the Solar Energy Problem, 1900-1910
S. Ratowt, University of Oklahoma, USA
The Renaissance of Solar Cities: From Time to Space
S. Los, Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, Italy
Farrington Daniels, Solar Prophet and Pioneer in the Use of Solar Energy as Appropriate Technology
A. Stranges, Texas A&M University, USA
The Effect of National and International Institutions on the Establishment of the Domestic Solar Water Heating Industry in Southern Africa
D. Holm, Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa (SESSA), South Africa
Wind Power in Italy from the Late 1970s to the Present
L. Pirazzi, ENEA (Italian Agency for New Technology, Energy and the Environment) and C. Silvi, GSES (Gruppo per la storia dell'energia solare), Italy
Early Work on Solar Distillation in Italy, 1953-1970
G. Nebbia, University of Bari, Italy
Wet Steps to Solar Stills
H. Hay, H.R. & E.J. Hay Charitable Trust, USA
Glimpses of the History of Solar Radiation Climatology for Solar Energy Applications 1954-1985
J. Page, University of Sheffield, UK
The History of Solar Pond Science and Technology
C. Nielsen, Ohio State University, USA; A. Akbarzadeh and J. Andrews, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia and H. Becerra L.and P. Golding, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
The History of ISES-Europe
T: Esbensen, Esbensen Consulting Engineers A/S, Denmark

Wind, Hydro, Biomass and Ocean Resources

Assessing Ghana's Energy Resource Potential
K. Taale, University of Education, Ghana

Wednesday, August 10

Oral Technical Presentations

2:00PM to 3:30PM

Daylighting Systems

Session Chair: Dale Brentrup, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

An Automated Device to Assess Light Redirecting Properties of Materials and Perform Sun Course Simulations: The Heliodome Project
M. Andersen, D. Ljubicic, C. Browne, S. Kleindienst and M. Culpepper, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Assessment of Luminance Distribution Using HDR Photography
L. Beltran and B. Martins Mogo, Texas A&M University, USA
Low-Cost Dish Concentrator/Tracker Development for Hybrid Lighting
R. Taylor and R. Davenport, Science Applications International Corp., USA
New Designs in Active Daylighting: Good Ideas Whose Time Has (Finally) Come
L. Kinney, Synertech Systems Corporation; R. McCluney, Florida Solar Energy Center and G. Cler and J. Hutson, Synertech Systems Corporation, USA
Study on Calibration Method for Direct Mirror Sunlighting System
T. Fujisawa and S. Ohya, Kanagawa Institute of Technology and S. Matsumura, Aihara Sangyo Co.Ltd., Japan

Renewable Hydrogen Generation

Session Chair: Elias (Lee) Stefanakos, Clean Energy Research Center, USA

A 1,000 MW Windplant Delivering Hydrogen Fuel from the Great Plains to a Distant Urban Market
W. Leighty, The Leighty Foundation, USA; J. Holloway, Pipeline Technologies, Inc., Canada; R. Merer, Stuart Energy Systems, Canada; B. Somerday and C. San Marchi, Sandia National Laboratory, USA and G. Keith, Synapse Energy Economics, USA
Analysis of Hydrogen Production from Renewable Electricity Sources
J. Levene, M. Mann, R. Margolis and A. Milbrandt, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
A Thermodynamic Analysis of Hydrogen Production by Gasification of Biomass
M. Mahashi, S. Vijayaraghavan, D. Deshpande and D. Goswami, University of Florida, USA
Optimization of a Scroll Expander Applied to an Ammonia/Water Combined Cycle System for Hydrogen Production
H. Ingley, R. Reed and D. Goswami, University of Florida, USA
CIGSS Thin Films for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Using Multiple Bandgap Combination of Thin Film Photovoltaic Cell and Photocatalyst: Clean and Renewable Hydrogen Source
A. Jahagirdar, A. Kadam and N. Dhere, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Solar Water Electrolysis for Hydrogen Production under Climate of Egypt
E. Mettawee, A. Elfoly and H. Sharawee, National Research Center of Egypt and O. El-Farouk, Cairo University, Egypt

Solar Hot Water II

Session Chair: William Beckman, University of Wisconsin Solar Energy Laboratory, USA

Solar Water Heating with Backup Heating: A Review
F. de Winter, Francis de Winter & Associates, USA
Venting Overheat Protection in Solar Water Heaters
J. Roberts, CTG Energetics; M. Brandemuehl, University of Colorado, Boulder and J. Burch, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
DHWcalc: Program to Generate Domestic Hot Water Profiles with Statistical Means for User Defined Conditions
U. Jordan and K. Vajen, Universit?t Kassel, Germany
Calcium Carbonate Formation on Cross-Linked Polyethylene (PEX)
P. Sanft, L. Francis and J. Davidson, University of Minnesota, USA
Energy Conservation and Electric Energy Peak Reduction Potential During Peak Hours for a Group of Low-Income Residential Consumers of a Brazilian Utility
J. Salazar, S. Abreu and S. Colle, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, LABSOLAR/EMC/UFSC and W. Reguse, Centrais El?tricas de Santa Catarina, S.A (CELESC), Brazil

Solar Thermal Power Materials, Measurements and Components

Session Chair: Andreas Neumann, German Aerospace Center DLR, Germany (Invited)

Progress in Development of High-Temperature Solar Selective Coating
C. Kennedy amd H. Price, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Analysis of Accelerated Exposure Testing of Thin-Glass Mirror Matrix
C. Kennedy, K. Terwilliger and G. Jorgensen, National Renewable Energy Laboratory,USA
Thermal Energy Storage Technology for Industrial Process Heat Applications
R. Tamme, D. Laing and W. Steinmann, DLR - German Aerospace Centre, Germany
Pyrometric Temperature Measurement on Solar Thermal Receivers
M. Pfaender, E. Luepfert and P. Heller, German Aerospace Center DLR, Germany
The Structure and Foundation Design for Small Solar Thermal Dish Stirling 10 kW Power Plant for Thailand Softland and Poor Insolation Nature
S. Snidvongs, Naraesuan University, Thailand

Sustainable Urban Planning

Session Chair: Rob Nelson, Heliakos, USA

Criteria for the Integration of Solar Energy Installations in Urban Planning
G. L?pez Lara, F. Fern?ndez-Llebrez Rosa and M. Villanueva Romero, Sociedad para el Desarrollo Energ?tico de Andaluc?a, Spain
The Growing Need for Solar-Access Zoning
R. Knowles, University of Southern California, USA
Solar Energy Systems and Environmental Comfort Techniques for an Allotment in Rio Das Ostras District - RJ, Brazil
H. Ribeiro and A. Ser?a da Motta, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Method for the Design of Solar Communities Keeping Solar Rights
T. Bleiberg, I. Capeluto, A. Yezioro, E. Shaviv, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Criteria to Establish an Evaluation Methodology for the Qualification of the Visual Impact of Solar Thermal Systems on Urban Landscapes
G. Lopez, SODEAN; I. Lillo and E. Lopez, University of Seville; and J. Martinez, SODEAN, Spain

The History of Solar Energy in Countries Throughout the World - as Seen Through the History of ISES

Session Chair: John Page, University of Sheffield, UK

Solar Energy Society's History Lessons Learned

ISES and the Energy Culture in the Last 50 Years
E. Oliveira Fernandes, FEUP - Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Ethical Drivers for Renewable Energy
D. Mills, Solar Heat and Power Pty. Ltd. (SHP), Australia
ASADES: Thirty Years of Solar Energy in Argentina
G. Lesino, Universidad Nacional de Salta-Conicet, Argentina
The Background for Interest in Solar Energy in Poland
D. Chwieduk, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Short History of the Romania Section of the International Solar Energy Society
L. Fara, Romanian Solar Energy Society (SRES), Romania

Water Supply for Developing Countries

Session Chair: Debora Ley, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

Solar Powered Microdrip Irrigation in Nicaragua and Haiti Using Locally Built Photovoltaic Modules
C, Barreto and S. Kinne, Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria, Nicaragua and R. Komp. Sunwatt Corporation, USA
Solar Energy Based Water Potabilization: Low-Cost Technologies for Isolated Regions of Latin America and the Caribbean
M. Litter and M. Blesa, Universidad Nacional de General San Mart?n, Argentina; H. Mansilla, Universidad de Concepci?n, Chile; M. Hidalgo, Universidad Nacional de Tucum?n, Argentina; L. Cornejo, Universidad de Tarapac? and Centro de Investigaciones del Hombre en el Desierto, Chile; et.al.
Solar Thermal Driven Membrane Distillation for Small-Scale Desalination Plants
J. Koschikowski, M. Rommel and M. Wieghaus, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany
Integrating Renewable Energy in Water Systems: Design Case Studies for the Gal?pagos Islands
X. Zamora-Thompson, A. Bielefeldt and J. Kreider, University of Colorado, USA
Village Empowerment: Sustainable Solar Solutions
J. Duffy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Recommendations for the Implementation of Solar Powered Rural Water Supply Systems Based on a Study in Southern Honduras
W. Bradbury, University of Southampton, UK

Wednesday, August 10

Oral Technical Presentations

4:00PM to 5:30PM

Future Generation Solar Cells

Session Chair: Takhir Razykov, Physical-Technical Institute, Uzbekistan

High Efficiency Concentrator Multi-Junction Solar Cells and Modules
M. Yamaguchi, Toyota Technological Institute; T. Takamoto, Sharp Corporation and K. Araki, Daido Steel Corporation, Japan
Photovoltaic effect and photopoling of polymethylmethacrylate doped with dimethylaminobenzylidene 1,3 - indandione cells
I. Kaulach, Institute of Physical Energetics LAS; I. Muzikante, Institute of Solid State Physics University of Latvia and P. Shipkovs, J. Ekmanis and G. Kashkarova, Institute of Physical Energetics LAS, Latvia
On the TiO2(sub)/TCO Contact in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
I. Zumeta and L. Curbelo, University of La Habana, Cuba; J. Ayll?n, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain and E. Vigil, University of La Habana, Cuba
TiO2/SiO2 (sub) Nanocomposite Electrode Prepared by Electrodepositon for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
T. Nguyen, H. Lee, K. Kim and O. Yang, Chonbuk National University, Korea (South)
Obtaining Heterostructures with Quantum Dots for Solar Cells
A. Minailov and T. Kupriyanova, Kherson State Technical University, Ukraine

Innovative Solar Water Systems

Session Chair: Allan R. Hoffman, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy U.S. Department of Energy, USA

Candidates for Solar Power: A Novel Desalination Technology for Coal Bed Methane Produced Water
A. Sattler, C. Hanley and M. Hightower, Sandia National Labs and M. Andelman, Biosource Inc., USA
Potable Water Preparation from Seawater Using Combined Solar Chimney Technologies
Y. Wang, L. Zhu, J. Wang and J. Zhao, Tianjin University, PR China
Experimental Figures on Photo-Electric Chlorination in Queensland
K. Khouzam, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Vertical Tube Evaporator Desalination using Geothermal Energy at the Salton Sea, California
E. Jorgensen, Bureau of Reclamation, USA
Solar Photovoltaic Powered Seawater Desalination Plants
M. Kumaravel and A. Kannan, IIT Madras and R. Gopalaswami, Bharat Dynamics Ltd., India
An Optimization of Slope of Condensing Cover of Solar Still for Maximum Yield: In Summer Climatic Condition
A. Tiwari and G. Tiwari, Indian Institute of Technology, India

Passive Architecture in Perspective

Session Chair: Bruce Haglund, University of Idaho, USA

Site Organisation in Karst Region as a Function of Insolation
Z. Kristl and A. Krainer, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Kahn in the Tropics
Z. Ali, BRAC University, Bangladesh
3,000 Years of Passive Solar Architecture in a Hot Arid Climate
M. Schiler and R. Kristan, University of Southern California, USA
The Preservation of Historic Thermal Environmental Systems
N. Rajkovich, Cornell University and G. Thomson, Goody, Clancy & Associates, USA
The Interstitium and the Ritual Use of Space
R. Knowles, University of Southern California, USA

Satellite-based Solar Resource Models and Data

Session Chair: David Renn?, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA

Parameters for Designing Back-Up Equipment for Solar Energy Systems
C. Whitlock, W. Chandler and J. Hoell, Science Applications International Corporation; T. Zhang, Analytical Services and Materials, Inc. and P. Stackhouse, NASA Langley Research Center, USA
Progress on an Updated National Solar Radiation Data Base for the United States
S.Wilcox, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; R. Perez, State University of New York at Albany; R. George, W. Marion, D. Meyers and D. Renn?, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; A. DeGaetano, Northeast Regional Climate Center; C; Gueymard, Solar Consulting Services; et.al.
Use of Long-Term Solar Irradiance Products Derived from Satellite for Solar Power Project Development
R. Meyer and S. Lohmann, DLR Institut f?r Physik der Atmosph?re; C. Hoyer and C. Schillings, DLR Institut f?r Technische Thermodynamik and E. Diedrich and M. Schroedter-Homscheidt, DLR Deutsches Fernerkundungs-Datenzentrum, Germany
Analysis of Satellite Derived Beam and Global Solar Radiation
F. Vignola and P. Harlan, University of Oregon and R. Perez and M. Kmiecik, ASRC the University of Albany, USA
Gridded Aerosol Optical Depth Climatological Datasets over Continents for Solar Radiation Modeling
C. Gueymard, Solar Consulting Services and R. George, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Estimation and Contour Mapping of Global Solar Radiation under Tropical Climate of Southern Thailand
S. Phethuayluk, Renewable Energy System Research and Demonstration Center (RESRDeC); J. Weawsak, ISES and RESRDeC and J. Keaw-On RESRDeC, Thaksin University, Thailand

Solar Economics

Session Chair: Neelkanth Dhere, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA (Invited)

Cost and Performance Solar Analysis Model for all Solar Technologies
N. Blair, C. Christensen, M. Mehos and S. Janzou, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
An Alternative Approach to Photovoltaic System Life Cycle Cost Analysis (PV LCC): Phase II
C. Larsen, Larsen Consulting and J. Szaro, K. Lynn, and W. Wilson, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
Energy Demand, Availability in Nepal and Present PV Cost Analysis
D. Ghimire, CHUBU University, Japan

Solar Hot Water III

Session Chair: Frank DeWinter, Francis de Winter & Associates, USA

An Assessment of Unglazed Solar Domestic Water Heaters
J. Burch and J. Salasovich, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and T. Hillman, University of Colorado, USA
Effectiveness/Suitability of Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera) as a Heat Transfer Fluid and Heat Storage Medium for Solar Thermal Systems
I. Haraksingh, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad
Water Consumption from Freeze Protection Valves for Solar Water Heating Systems
J. Burch and J. Salasovich, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Monitoring Results from German Central Solar Heating Plants with Seasonal Storage
T. Schmidt, Solar- und W?rmetechnik Stuttgart (SWT) and J. Nu?bicker and S. Raab, Universit?t Stuttgart, Germany
Novel Low Flow Heat Exchanger Design with a Prime Solar Energy System
M. Starkey and J. Bieri, Heliodyne, Inc., USA

The History of Solar Energy Technology

Session Chair: Frederick H. Morse, Morse Associates, Inc., USA

A Look at the Early Years of the Solar Energy Program
F. Morse, Morse Associates, Inc., USA
The 1970's Emergence and Rapid United States Development of Terrestrial Solar Energy Technologies as National Energy Resources
L. Herwig, Retired, U.S. Department of Energy, USA
Key Utility Contribution to the US Grid-Connected PV Market: The PG&E and SMUD Solar Experience
D. Osborn, Spectrum Energy Inc. and C. Weinberg, Weinberg Associates, USA
The History of our CDS/CUXS Research and the Lessons Learned for Today's Thin-Film Solar Cells
K. Boer, University of Delaware, USA
History of Solar Energy Research in Brazil
N. Dhere, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA; L. Cruz, Instituto Militar de Engenharia; P. Lobo, Universidade Federal de Paraiba; J. Branco, Fundacao Centro Technilogico de Minas Gerais; R. Ruther Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina; I. Zanesco, Pontificia Universidade Catolica et. al.

Oral Technical Presentations

Thursday, August 11

10:30AM to NOON

Concentrating Solar Collectors

Session Chair: TBD

Nonimaging Reflective Lenses: A New Type of High-Heat Solar Collectors
S. Vasylyev, S.V.V. Technology Innovations, Inc., USA and V. Vasylyev, ISES-Ukraine, Ukraine
Description and Performance of a TRNSYS Model of the Solargenix Tracking Power Roof
T. Cleveland, North Carolina Solar Center, USA
Determination of Electrical Conversion Efficiencies and Concentrating Factors of Fabricated Quantum Dot Solar Concentrators Using a Continuous Solar Simulator
S. Gallagher and B. Norton, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland and P. Eames, University of Ulster, N-Ireland
Quantum Dot Solar Concentrator Device Characterisation Using Spectroscopic Techniques
S. Gallagher, B. Rowan, J. Doran and B. Norton, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

Passive Cooling Analysis

Session Chair: Leonard Bachman, University of Houston, USA

A Real Options Methodology for Evaluating Risk and Opportunity of Natural Ventilation
L. Greden, L. Glicksman and G. Lopez-Betanzos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Why Design Matters: Comparing Three Passive Cooling Strategies in Sixteen Different Climates
M. Milne, C. Gomez, D. Leeper, P. LaRoche and J. Morton, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
KeepCool - An Integrated Planning Tool for the Reduction and the Prevention of Air Conditioning in Office Buildings
F. Heidt and J. Clemens, University of Siegen, Germany
Effects of Combining Smart Shading and Ventilation on Thermal Comfort
P. La Roche, California State Polytechnic University Pomona and Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela and M. Milne, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Testing and Modeling an Evaporative Passive Cooling System in a Hot Humid Climate - Maracaibo
E. Gonz?lez, IFAD-LUZ, Venezuela and B. Givoni, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Analysis of Running Energy Consumption of Fresh Air Cooling Systems
J. Zhao, J. Guo and W. Sun, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China

PV Applications

Session Chair: Richard Komp, Maine Solar Energy Association, USA

PV Research and Technological Development in Russia
D. Strebkov and A. Irodionov, All-Russian Research Institute for Electrification of Agriculture (VIESH), Russia
Integrating PV/Thermal Concentrator Systems into Buildings
D. Strebkov, P. Litvinov, Y. Kuzhnurov, E. Tveryanovich and I. Tyukhov, All-Russian Research Institute for Electrification of Agriculture, Russia and S. Kivalov, Renewable Energy Research, USA
Renewable Hydrogen Based Off-Grid Power System Control System
S. Uppapalli, University of Nevada; R. Denis, Donovan Sustainable Energy Solutions; B. Wood, Utah State University and R. Jacobson and M. Wetzel, Desert Research Institute, USA
Two Decades of PV Lessons Learned in Latin America
R. Foster, New Mexico State University, USA and A. Cota, Universidad Aut?noma de Ciudad Ju?rez, Mexico
Solar Lanterns for Remote Areas
S. Tavaranan and J. Duffy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Validated Simulation of the Influence of Insolation and System Sizing on the Performance of PV Pumping Systems
I. Odeh and Y. Yohanis University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK and B. Norton Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Performance of Photovoltaic and Thermal Hybrid Air Collectors
S. Ito, K. Sato and N. Miura, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan

Solar Dehumidification Systems

Session Chair: Jeffrey Morehouse, University of South Carolina, USA (Invited)

Improved Design Parameters for a Liquid Desiccant Dehumidifier in Confined Spaces
D. Dong and M. Liu, University of Nebraska, USA
Non-Isothermal, Flat-plate Liquid-desiccant Regenerators: A Numerical Study
L. Mesquita, S. Harrison, Queen's University, Canada
Study on the Performance of a Fluidized Air Dehumidifier
A. Hamed and S. El-Emam, Mansoura University and W. Ramadan, El Delta for Feltilizers, Egypt
Use of Solar Desiccant Air-Conditioning Systems in Commercial Buildings
A. Calderone and M. Hessami, Monash University and S. Brey, Arup Facade Engineering, Australia

Solar Drying

Session Chair: John Duffy, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA (Invited)

Predictions of Monthly Accumulated Hours of Soil Temperature in Solarized Soils
C. Tiba, Grupo Fae-Den-Ufpe and R. Ghini, Embrapa Meio Ambiente, Brazil
Experimental Studies on Solar Forced Convective Evaporation System for Tannery Effluent (Soak Liquor)
A. Mani and G. Sesha Girish, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Thermal Performance of a Solar Assisted Biomass Longan Dryer for Drying of Agricultural Products
J. Waewsak, ISES and Renewable Energy System Research and Thaksin University and S. Chindaruksa and C. Punlek, Naresuan University, Thailand
Low Cost Solar Energy Bed for Control of Pulse Beetle for Safe Storage of Green Gram
S. Singal and S. Singal, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, India

The History of Solar Architecture and of the Solar Built Environment

Session Chair: Graciela Lesino, INENCO, Universidad Nacional de Salta-Conicet, Argentina

The Metropolitan Los Angeles as Laboratory for the Solar City and Power Station of the Future
T. Spiegelhalter, University of Southern California, USA and Thomas Spiegelhalter Associates, Germany and G. Honles, Woodbury University, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and H+Z Architects, USA
Process or Artifact: Preserving Experimental Systems
G. Thomson, Goody Clancy & Associates and N. Rajkovich, Cornell University, USA
The Solar Envelope: Solar Access and the Quality of Life
N. Sivaprasad and D. Noble, University of Southern California, USA
The First Zero Energy House in Northern Europe,1974
T. Esbensen, Esbensen Consulting Engineers A/S, Denmark
Understanding the US Building Industry and Its Housing Component - Lessons from Thirty Years Ago - Project Sage (Solar-Assisted Gas Energy for Multi-Family Housing) 1972-78
R. Schoen, University of California Los Angeles, USA

Poster Technical Presentations

Thursday, August 11

12:30PM to 1:30PM

Biomass Energy Conversion

Towards a Strategy of Renewable Power and Fuel through Sugarcane Energy Crop
J. Lodos Fern?ndez, Ministry of Sugar (MINAZ) and E. Vigil Santos, University of La Habana, Cuba
Fermentative Biohydrogen Production by the Mixed and Pure Bacteria Culture: Process Design and Engineering Control
Y. Li, N. Ren, L. Hu, G. Zheng and Z. Maryam, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China
Feasibility Study of Using Solar Energy for Biodiesel Production
V. Lertsathapornsuk, R. Pairintra and K. Krisnangkura, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

Concentrating Solar Collectors

Optimal Design of Stationary Nonevacuated CPC Solar Concentrator with Fully Illuminated Wedge Receivers
C. Tiba, N. Fraidenraich and B. Brandao, Universidade Federal De Pernambuco, Brazil
Numerical Simulation of Heat Losses by Natural Convection and Surface Thermal Radiation in an Open Tilted Shallow Cavity
J. Hinojosa, University of Sonora; C. Estrado, Universidad Nacional Aut?noma de M?xico; G. Alvarez, CENIDET and R. Cabanillas, University of Sonora, Mexico
Stationary Focus Tracking Solar Concentrators for Cooking and Process Applications
D. Gadhia, Gadhia Solar Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd., India and T. Shah, Prime Resources LLC, USA
Flow Distribution in a Solar Collector Panel with Horizontal Fins
J. Fan, L.J. Shah and S. Furbo, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Construction of a 4 kWt Dish Concentrator System
R. Cabanillas, J. Perez and H. Munguia, Universidad De Sonora; C. Villegas and C. Iriarte, CIBNOR-Hermosillo and J. Hinojosa, Universidad De Sonora, Mexico
Thermal Performance of Composed Pipe in a Parabolic Trough Collector
A. Torres, R. Lugo and J. Zamora, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico
Features of Properties of Materials Synthesized in Solar Furnace
D. Gulamova, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Uzbekistan
Numerical Simulation of Heat Losses by Natural Convection in an Open Tilted Cubic Cavity
J. Hinojosa, University of Sonora; C. Estrado, Universidad Nacional Aut?noma de M?xico and G. Alvarez, CENIDET, Mexico
Theoretical Analysis of a Conical-Bucket Solar Concentrator for Fluid Heating
M. El-Refaie, Cairo University, Egypt

Energy Storage

Using Neural Networks to Simplify SOC Determination in Lead-Acid Batteries
M. Crist?n Valdez and S. Sanchez, Institute of Electrical Research and E. Quintero-Marmol, National Center for Technological Research and Development, Mexico
A New TRNSYS Model for Stratified Fluid Storage Tanks with an Integrated Gas Heater
I. Hmouda and C. Bouden, Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Tunis, Tunisia
Long-Term Charge Performance Test of a Two-Phase Closed Thermosyphon Solar Water Heater
B. Chen, National Taiwan University and W. Lee, National Taipei University of Technology, PR China
The Crystallization of TBAB Clathrate Hydrate Slurry as a Heat Transfer and Cold-Storage Fluid
M. Hadjieva, V. Stojanova, T. Vassilev and I. Gutzow, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Performance Analysis of Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage System Having Large Size Material of Different Shapes
R. Singh, R. Saini and J. Saini, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Advanced Phase Change Materials Development for High Temperature Storage of Thermal Energy
M. Hadjieva, M. Bozukov and I. Gutzow, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Pore Structure of New Composite Adsorbent for Adsorption Heat Storage
J. Cheng, D. Zhu, Z. Yang, H. Wu and C. Wang, South China University of Technology, PR China

Indirect Solar Applications - Wind, Biomass, Small Hydro

Investigation of Wind Energy Potential in the Baltic Region
V. Bezrukov, P. Shipkovs, V. Pugachev and G. Kashkarova, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physical Energetics and V. Bezrukov, Riga Technical University, Latvia
The Role Small Hydro Can Play in Helping to Reduce Deforestation in Ghana
K. Taale, University of Education, Ghana
Performance Analysis of Francis Hydraulic Turbine
C. Kim, Seoul National University of Technology and C. Lee and W. Park, Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), South Korea
Performance Analysis Methodology for Small Hydropower Plants in Korea and Its Application
C. Lee and W. Park, Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), South Korea
Software to the Aerodynamic Design and Analyze Wind Turbine Blades Using Artificial Intelligence
V. L?pez Garza, R. Alvarez Cervera and E. Cadenas Calderon, Universidad Michoacana UMSNH, Mexico

Performance Evaluation Techniques and Tools

Experimental Investigation of Two-Phase Closed Thermosyphons with a Liquid Retention Structure for SDHWs
S. Abreu, J. Destri and S. Colle, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Design, construction and testing of a parabolic trough solar collector for a developing-country application
M. Brooks and I. Mills, Mangosuthu Technikon and T. Harms, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Test and Simulation of Solar Thermal Collectors with Multi-Axial Incident Angle Behavior
S. Fischer, W. Heidemann and H. Mueller-Steinhagen, Universit?t Stuttgart, Germany
Performance Model for Solar Thermal Collectors Taking into Account Degradation Effects
E. Streicher, S. Fischer, W. Heidemann and H. Mueller-Steinhagen, Universit?t Stuttgart, Germany
Thermal Performance Comparisons of the Glass Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors of Different Absorber Tubes
Y. Kim and T. Beom Seo, Inha University; Y. Heack Kang, Korea Institute of Energy Research and G. Young Han, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea (South)
Design, Manufacture and Installation of a Solar Simulator for the Green Laboratory At Pontificia Universidade Catolica De Minas Gerais in Brazil
C. Zahler, F. Luginsland and A. Haeberle, PSE GmbH, Germany; E. Marques and D. Pereira, GREEN / PUC Minas, Brazil and J. Fraunhofer and M. Rommel, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Progress in Collector Design and Material

Bi-Dimensional Study of Heat and Mass
El hassn Aroudam. University Abdelmalek Essaadi, Morocco
Application of Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method to Solar Light Absorption Coating of Al-N Films With Surface Roughness
H. Iijima, K. Katazakai and T. Ishiguro, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan
Optimization of Solar Energy Collection Using SOCOL
J. Garrison, San Diego State University, USA
Study on Two-Phase Heat Transfer Mechanism From Heating Surface of Solar Collector to the Fluid
INSTALL KOREA LANGUAGE PACK
Synthesis by Concentrated Solar Radiation of Fluorit-Like Solid Solutions on the ZrO2 (sub)-CaO (MgO) -Gd2 (sub)O3 (sub) Systems and Their Properties
D. Gulamova, S. Gornostaeva, T. Ismailova, J. Turdiev, M. Zufarov and A. Lejebokov, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Uzbekistan

Thermal Storage

Comparison of the Energy Storage Potential of Different Absorption Modes for Air Dehumidification in Liquid Desiccant Cooling Systems
A. Hublitz, E. Laevemann and A. Hauer, Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research (ZAE Bayern), Germany

Vacuum Collectors

Long Term Thermal Performance of Evacuated Tubular Solar Collector System for Industrial Process Heat in Korea
H. Kwak, Korea Institute of Energy Research and C. Choi Jeonju University, Korea (South)

Oral Technical Presentations

Thursday, August 11

2:00PM to 3:30PM

Biomass and Wind Applications

Session Chair: Richard Rocheleau, Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, USA (Invited)

Achieving Ultra-High Solar Concentration for the Production of Hydrogen in a Central Receiver Plant Using a Nonimaging CPC Type Secondary
J. O'Gallagher, University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute and A. Lewandowski, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Waste = Fuel: Affordable Biodiesel for Healthy Communities
S. Merrett and K. Janda, Oberlin College, USA
Solar Wind Accelerator System For Power Generation
R. Gupta, South East Central Railway, India
Wind Heat Transfer Coefficient From Exposed Surfaces in Real Environment
S. Mullick, S. Kumar and B. Chourasia Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
Feasibility Study of Hybrid Energy Generating System
J. Kim, K. Moriuchi and E. Tachibana, Osaka University, Japan
CO Emissions Mitigation Potential of Bagasse-based Cogeneration in India
P. Purohit and J. Parikh, Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe), India

Passive Cooling Examples

Session Chair: Harvey Bryan, Arizona State University, USA

A Passive Courtyard Home in Jaipur, India: Design Analysis for Thermal Comfort in a Hot Desert Climate
T. Narayan, Arizona State University, USA
Comparing Performance of Three Passive Cooling Systems in Maracaibo
B. Givoni, University of California, Los Angeles and BGU, Israel and E. Gonzalez, IFAD-LUZ, Venezuela
Night Ventilation and Active Cooling Coupled Operation for the Large Supermarkets in Cold Climates in China
L. Wu, J. Zhao, Z. Wang and F. Gao, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China
The Impact of Overhang Design on the Performance of the Electrochromic Windows
A. Tavil, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey and E. Lee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Study on a Multi-Layer Analytical Model of Natural Ventilation in Large Single-Cell Buildings
J. Gao, J. Zhao, F. Gao, J. Liu and Z. Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China

Performance Evaluation Techniques and Tools

Session Chair: Albert Nunez, Capital Sun Group, Ltd, USA

Mechanical Performance of Polymer Tubes Intended for Use in Solar Heat Exchangers
A. Freeman, S. Mantell and J. Davidson, University of Minnesota, USA
Polymeric Absorbers for Flat Plate Collectors:
M. Kearney, J. Davidson and S. Mantell, University of Minnesota, USA
Performance of Flat-Plate Collectors with Two-Positional Active Tracking
T. Tomson, Tallinn University of Technology. Estonia and G. Tamm, United States Military Academy, USA
Investigation and Comparison of Different Model Equations
K. Vajen, E. Frank and C. Jipp, Universit?t Kassel, Germany
Analysis of the Collector Test Procedures for Steady State and Quasi Dynamic Test Conditions in View of the Collector Coefficients Uncertainties and Model Stability
M. Kratzenberg, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil; H. Beyer, University of Applied Science Magdeburg-Stendal, Germany; S. Colle, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil; A. Albertazzi, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil; et. al.

Solar Collectors and Components

Session Chair: Jorge Gonzalez, Santa Clara University, USA (Invited)

Divided Storage in an Indirect Integral Collector Storage with Immersed Heat Exchanger
J. Davidson and V. Ragoonanan, University of Minnesota and K. Homan, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA
System Performance of an Indirect Collector Storage Preheater in Series with a Conventional Electric Resistance Water Heater
A. Boies and K. Homan, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA
Passive Heat Exchanger Anti-fouling for Solar DHW Systems
S. Harrison, Queen's University, Canada
Using Uncertainty Analysis to Assess the Results of the Quasi Dynamic Collector Test Under Outdoor Conditions EN 12975
M. Kratzenberg, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Development of Optimal Design of Solar Water Heating System by Using Evolutionary Algorithm
K. Fong and T. Chow, City University of Hong Kong, PR China and V. Hanby, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
System Modeling of Greenhouse Type Solar Water Heater
Y. Wang, W. Tian, Y. Liu, Z. Yang, L. Zhu, J. Zhang and B. Yuan, Tianjin University, PR China

The History of Solar Energy Pioneers

Session Chair: Monica Oliphant, University of South Australia, Australia

From Global Vision of Famous Russian Scientists to Solar Energy Activity Nowadays
D. Strebkov and I. Tyukhov, All-Russian Research Institute for Electrification of Agriculture, Russia
Farrington Daniels and the Atom Bomb
R. Winston, University of California, Merced, USA
Fuels from Solar Energy: A Dream of Giacomo Ciamician, the Father of Photochemistry
M. Venturi, V. Balzani and M. Gandolfi, Dipartimento di Chimica "G. Ciamician", Italy
The Work of Italian Solar Energy Pioneer Giovanni Francia (1911-1980)
C. Silvi, GSES (Gruppo per la storia dell'energia solare), Italy

Oral Technical Presentations

Thursday, August 11

4:00PM to 5:30PM

Commercialization Strategies for Sustained RE Development

Session Chair: Donald E. Osborn, Spectrum Energy Inc., USA (Invited)

Government Policies to Stimulate Sustainable Development of the PV Industry: Lessons Learned from Japan, Germany and California
D, Osborn, Spectrum Energy Inc,; D. Aitken, Donald Aitken Associates and P, Maycock, PV Energy Systems, USA
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard: Impacts of State Financial Incentives on Residential Owners of a Photovoltaic System
U. Bhattacharjee and J. Duffy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Performance Based Incentives for PV via Auction
A. Black, OnGrid Solar Energy Systems, USA
Market Response to Photovoltaic Incentive Offerings: An Analysis of Trends and Indicators
D. Hill, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, T. Hoff, Clean Power Research and R. Allgor, Long Island Power Authority, USA
Municipal Solar Energy Knowledge Base for Policy Making
A. Pavlovski and V. Kostylev, Green Power Labs Inc., Nova Scotia
Analyzing the Role of State Electricity Policies on US PV Market Growth
J. Byrne and L. Kurdgelashvili, University of Delaware, USA

Progress in Collector Design and Material

Session Chair: TBD

Limiting Stagnation Temperatures in Flat-Plate Solar Collectors
S. Harrison, Q. Lin and L. Mesquita, Queen's University, Canada
Single Cathode Sputtered Selective Solar Absorbing Surfaces
Z. Yin, Tsinghua University, PR China
Solar Air Collector - Development and Optimization of Existing Elements for Facades
A. Delahaye, B. Hoffschmidt, F. Sp?te, U. Stuckmann and S. Warerkar, FH Aachen, Solar-Institut J?lich (SIJ); W. Fryn and H. Kinast, Fischer Profil GmbH and B. Bonnema, Corus Building Systems, Germany
Experimental and Theoretical Optimization of a Three Layer Solution Chamically Derived Spectrally Selective Absorber
T. Bostrom, E. W?ckelg?rd and G. Westin, Uppsala University, Sweden
Sol-Gel Deposition and Optical Characterization of Multilayered Silicon Oxide/Titanium Silicon Mixed Oxide Thin Films on Solar Collector Glasses
A. Sch?ler, E. De Chambrier, C. Roecker and J. Scartezzini, Ecole Polytechnique F?d?rale de Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland; D. Dutta, Indian Institute of Technology IIT, India and G. De Temmerman and P. Oelhafen, University of Basel, Switzerland
The Novel Solar Water Heating by means of Thermoelectric Modules
S. Maneewan and S. Chindaruksa, ISES and Naresuan University and J. Waewsak, ISES and Renewable Energy System Research and Demonstration Center, Thaksin University, Thailand

Solar Cooking

Session Chair: Joseph McCabe, Energy Ideas, LLC, USA

Affordable Solar Cookers for the Neediest
B. Blum, Solar Cookers International, USA
My Twenty Five years of Experience with Solar Cooking in Costa Rica - Satisfaction and Frustrations.
S. Nandwani, Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica
Development and Study of a Novel Lightweight Low-Cost Solar Cooker
P. Dashora, N. Sengar and S. Pareek, University of Rajasthan, India
A Novel Versatile Building Material Housing Solar Cooker: Boon for Developing Nations
P. Dashora, N. Sengar and M. Gupta, University of Rajasthan, India
Performance of Cooking Vessel with Depressed Lid Kept in a Box-Type Solar Cooker
A. Narasimha Rao, National Institute of Technology and S. Subramanyam, India

Solar Water Desalination

Session Chair: TBD

Ten Years of Solar Distillation Application
R. Foster, New Mexico State University; W. Amos, SolAqua, Inc. and S. Eby, El Paso Solar Energy Society, USA
Solar Thermal Desalination for Remote Areas Using the MEH-Method - From Research to Business
H. M?ller-Holst, TiNOX GmbH, Germany and M. M?ller, J. Urank and E. Wascher, MAGE Watermanagement gmbH, Austria
Design and Setup of a Hybrid Solar Seawater Desalination System: The AQUASOL Project
D. Alarcon, J. Blanco, S. Malato, M. Maldonado and P. Fernandez, CIEMAT- Plataforma Solar de Almeria, Spain
Solar Desalination Using Membrane Distillation - Technical Evaluation Case Study
A. Kullab, C. Liu and A. Martin, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Desalination with Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems
G. Mittelman, A. Kribus and A. Dayan, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Commercial Scale Solar-Powered Desalination
D. Sagie, Rotem Industries Ltd.; E. Mandelberg, Solel Solar System and J. Weinberg, IDE Technologies, Israel

The History of Solar Energy in Countries Throughout the World in Myths, Religions, Ancient Science, Through Centuries

Session Chair: Sue Roaf, Oxford Brookes University, UK (Invited)

Religious Cult to the Sun in Ancient Civilizations: The Aztec and Egyptian Cases
C. Estrada, Center for Energy Research UNAM; G. Alvarez, CENIDET and L. Hern?ndez, TranslationProServices, Mexico
Solar Items in Cultures and Civilizations. Its Link With Solar Technologies
L. Fara, University of Bucharest, Spl. and S. Fara, Institute of Research and Design for Automation (IPA SA), Calea Floreasca, Romania
The Myth of the Fifth Sun in Ancient Mexico
E. Rinc?n, Autonomous University of Mexico City, Mexico
Worship of the Sun and Its Influence on Mayan Architecture
R. Tenorio, University of Auckland, New Zealand
The Evolution of Solar Energy through the Centuries
E. Delyannis and V. Belessiotis, National Center for Scientific Research, Greece and E. Stefanokos, University of South Florida, USA

Thermal Integration

Session Chair: Alfredo Fern?ndez-Gonz?lez, Natural Energies Advanced Technologies Laboratory, University of Nevada Las Vegas., USA

Architectural Integration of Solar Thermal Collectors: Results of a European Survey
M. Munari-Probst, C. Roecker and A. Schueler, EPFL, Laboratoire d'Energie Solaire et de Physique du B?timent, Switzerland
Solar Systems with Facade-integrated Collectors
T. Matuska and B. Sourek, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Mathematical Analysis of Profiled Cladding Products as a Source of Solar Heat and Passive Ventilation for Large Buildings
E. Stevenson, P. Jones and D. Alexander, Cardiff University and V. John and B. Jones, Corus Group, United Kingdom
Economic Analysis of the Cost Effectiveness of Passive Solar Heating Strategies in the Midwest of the United States
A. Fern?ndez-Gonz?lez and A. U?ursal, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
The Application of a Validated Numerical Model to Predict the Energy Conservation Potential of Using Phase Change Materials in the Fabric of a Building
M. Huang, P. Eames and N. Hewitt, University of Ulster, N. Ireland, UK
Thermal Mass Benefits with TOU Rates Structure
A. Bhargava, B. Baccei and R. Hammon, ConSol/BIRA, USA

Friday, August 12

Oral Technical Presentations

8:30AM to 10:00AM

PV Systems

Session Chair: Charles Hanley, Sandia National Laboratories, USA (Invited)

Renewable Energy and Disaster Resistant Buildings
W. Young, Jr., Florida Solar Energy Center
Operation and Maintenance Field Experience with Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems
L. Moore and H. Post, Sandia National Laboratories; R. Skinner, Northwest Rural Public Power District and R. Hauck,Verendrye Electric Cooperative, USA
Interactions Between Building Integrated Photovoltaics and Microclimate in Urban Environments
Y. Wang, W. Tian, L. Zhu, J. Ren, Y. Liu, J. Zhang and B. Yuan, Tianjin University, PR China
Hysteresis Current Control of a Permanent Magnet Brushless DC Motor PV Pumping System
A. Moussi and A. Terki, University of Biskra, Algeria and G. Asher, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Solar Cooling

Session Chair: Jorge Gonzalez, Santa Clara University, USA (Invited)

Development of a Solar Heat Pump for Space
M. Ewert, NASA Johnson Space Center and D. Bergeron III, SunDanzer Development, Inc., USA
Three Years Experience with Solar Air Condition in the Ear Office Tower in Pristina/Kosovo
C. Holter, SOLID GmbH, Austria
Monte-Carlo Parametric Performance Analysis of A/C and H/P Transcritical R744 Compressor
Y. Abdel-Rahim, Iowa State University, USA
Feasibility Study of Solar Adsorption Technologies for Automobile Air-conditioning
L. Lim and M. Abdullah, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Transient Analysis and Performance Prediction of a Solid Adsorption Solar Refrigerator
E. Anyanwu and N. Ogueke, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria

Solar Electric Concentrators

Session Chair: Manuel Castro, UNED, Spain

Prismatic Stationary Concentrators in the Photovoltaic Modules
S. Kivalov, Renewable Energy Research, USA and D. Strebkov and E. Tver'yanovich, All-Russian Research Institute for Electrification of Agriculture (VIESH), Russia
A Novel 500W Photovoltaic Concentrator
S. Vasylyev, S.V.V. Technology Innovations, Inc., USA
A Miniature Building-Integrated Spherical Collector PV System
A. Kribus, J. Appelbaum and M. Arenson, Tel Aviv University, Israel; G. Grossman, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology; A. Kudish, Ben Gurion University, Israel; F. Martelli, University of Florence and T. Caselli, Solar Heat and Power, Italy
A Miniature Concentrating PV System for Distributed Generation
D. Kaftori, DiSP - Distributed Solar Power Ltd. and A. Kribus, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Solar Photocatalytic Water Cleanup

Session Chair: Stephen Sargent, Sargent Associates, USA

Study of Parameters Affecting Photocatalytic Oxidation of Biologically Treated Greywater
H. Gulyas, K. Hartrampf, I. Ilesanmi, Z. Mahmood, W. Storm, W. Susanto and R. Otterpohl, Institute for Wastewater Management Hamburg University of Technology Eissendorfer, and F. K?neke, DVGW-Forschungsstelle, Hamburg University of Technology, et.al.
Plate Solar Photoreactor with TiO2-SiO2 (sub) Films Supported on Corrugated Glass
J. Mar?n, J. Montoya, F. Granda, L. Rios and G. Restrepo, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia
Solar Driven TiO2 (Sub) Photocatalytic Disinfection of Water Using a Low Radiative Solar Collector
E. Bandala, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnolog?a del Agua, Mexico; R. Moreno and E. Ju?rez, Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico; P. Girard, Ahlstrom Brignoud, France and D. Dionysiou, University of Cincinnati, USA
Solar Driven Photocatalytic Degradation of the Azo Dye Acid Orange 24 by Photo-Fenton Process
J. Chacon, E. Bandala, M. Leal and M. Sanchez, Mexican Institute of Water Technology, Mexico

Vacuum Collectors

Session Chair: TBD

Long Term Performance and Reliability of Two Evacuated Collectors
W. Duff, Colorado State University, USA and K. Vanoli, Institut f?r Solarenergieforschungs, Germany
Numerical Investigations of an All-Glass Evacuated Tubular Collector
L. Shah and S. Furbo, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Performance and Reliability Evaluation of the Sacramento Demonstration Novel ICPC Solar Collectors
W. Duff and J. Daosukho, Colorado State University; R. Winston University of California at Merced; J. O'Gallagher, University of Chicago Enrico Fermi Institute; J. Bergquam, Sacramento State University and T. Henkel, Solar Enterprises International, USA
Theoretical Investigations of Differently Designed Heat Pipe Evacuated Tubular Collectors
L.J. Shah and S. Furbo, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Study on the Residual Gas in All-Glass Evacuated Collector Tubes
X. Zhou, Tsinghua Solar Ltd.; Z. Yin and G. Dong, Tsinghua University and S. Zheng, Tsinghua Solar Ltd., PR China

Friday, August 12

Oral Technical Presentations

10:30AM to NOON

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics

Session Chair: Emad Afifi, Savannah College of Art and Design, USA

Climate and Latitude Effects for BIPV Shade Elements
J. Henson, Kyocera Solar Inc., USA
BIPV Performance Losses due to Higher Temperatures: Possible Solutions from Evaporation
J. McCabe, Energy Ideas, LLC, USA
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of a BIPV System
L. Liao, A. Athienitis and K. Park, Concordia University and Y. Poissant, Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Avenues to Encourage Building Integrated Photovoltaic Installations in New York City
A. Pereira, A. Bar and T. Thompson, altPOWER, Inc., USA
Ex-BIPV - Exploring the concepts of tomorrow
K. Hermstad, SINTEF Technology and Society and A. Slupinski, Danish Technological Institute, Denmark
Multifunctional, Transparent PV-Fa?ade for the Energetic Rehabilitation of an Office Building in Barcelona
T. Masseck, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

Energy Storage

Session Chair: Mary Jane Hale, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA (Invited)

Performance Model for Hybrid Fuel-Cell Bus
A. Broch and K. Parker, University of Nevada, Reno and B. Wood, Utah State University, USA
Investigation of Heat of Fusion Storage for Solar Low Energy Buildings
J. Schultz and S. Furbo, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Transient Development of Flow and Temperature Fields in an Underground Thermal Storage Tank under Various Charging Modes
E. Papanicolaou and V. Belessiotis, "Democritos" National Center for Scientific Research, Greece
Investigation of Fabric Stratifiers for Solar Tanks
E. Andersen, S. Furbo and J. Fan, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Thermal Performance Analysis of Phase Change Material Capsules
F. Regin.A, S. Solanki and J. Saini, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

Natural Convection Studies

Session Chair: Robert Turner, University of Nevada at Reno, USA (Invited)

Investigation on the use of Nanofluids to Enhance Heat Pipe Performance
T. Israeli, A. Reddy and Y. Cho, Drexel University, USA
Natural Convective Flow in a Collector Storage with an Immersed Heat Exchanger: Numerical Study
Y. Su and J. Davidson, University of Minnesota, USA
Empirical Model Rating Method of Heat Removal Efficiency for Vertical Mantle Storage Tanks
J. Chang, Far East College, Taiwan
Numerical Study of Convective Heat Transfer of Multiple Internal Isolated Blocks in an Enclosure
X. Zhang, North China Electric Power University; J. Zhao, F. Gao, and J. Gao, Harbin Institute of Technology and S. Wang, North China Electric Power University, PR China
Natural Convection Effects on Freezing in Vertical Cylinders
S. Susarla, P. Adapa and D. Namuduri, Osmania University, India

Programs and Perspectives from Developing Countries

Session Chair: Bibek Bandyopadhyay, Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, India

Transforming the Solar market in China
J. Ku and D. Lew, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Energy Supply to Rural Community Centers
G. Lesino, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina; M. de Castel, Instituto Nacional de Tecnolog?a y Normalizaci?n, Paraguay and V. Nunes Universidad de la Rep?blica, Uruguay
Solar Energy as a Tool for Social Change: Experiences with Solar Photovoltaic Implementation in Ghana
J. Essandoh-Yeddu, Ghana Energy Commission, Ghana
Sustainable Energy Supply to Isolated Rural Communities to Enhance Productive Activities: First Year Advances
G. Lesino, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina; V. Nunes, Universidad de la Rep?blica, Uruguay; R. Rom?n, Universidad de Chile, Chile and R. Saravia, Los Chalchaleros s/n, Vaqueros, Argentina

Solar Cooling and Dehumidification

Session Chair: William Duff, Colorado State University, USA

Comparison of Optimum Operating Conditions for a Combined Power and Cooling Thermodynamic Cycle
C. Martin, University of Florida, USA; S. Sadrameli, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran and D. Goswami University of Florida, USA
An Improved Multi-Tubular Solar Collector Applied to Adsorption Refrigeration
A. Liete, F. Belo and R. Andrade, Federal University of Para?ba; M. Grilo, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil and F. Meunier, Conservatoire National des Arts et M?tiers, France
Thermoeconomic Model for a Solar-Powered Zeolite Cooling System
D. Baker and B. Kaftano?lu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Study on the Design Procedure of the Multi-Cool/Heat Tube System
G. Yoon, H. Tanaka and M. Okumiya, University of Nagoya, Japan
Influence of Ejector Geometry on Performance of R134A Vapour Ejector Refrigeration System Suitable for Solar Energy Applications
A. Selvaraju and A. Mani, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Solar Water Pumping

Session Chair: Charles Hanley, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

Performance of Solar Powered Water Pumping Systems in Nepal: An Analysis
J. Shrestha, Tribhuban University, Nepal
Solar Powered Water Pumps and Sustainable Development: Appropriate or Inappropriate Technology?
T. Short, School of Engineering, University of Durham, United Kingdom
International Impact Assessment of Large Scale Photovoltaic Powered Water Pumps
C. Sherring and A. Rangarajan, WorldWater & Power Corporation, USA
Water Pumping Performance of a Solar-PV Powered Helical Pump
B. Vick and R. Clark, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, USA
Development of a Small Solar Thermal Pumping System
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