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Adiabatic Wall
An adiabatic wall is a wall that does not allow heat transfer from side to side. It does not allow the transfer of thermal energy from one side to another. An adiabatic wall is a wall that does not allow heat transfer from side to side. It does not allow the transfer of thermal energy from one side to another.
Charge Controller
Charge controllers are equipment that controls the voltage and current of a solar panel or wind generator, delivered to the battery park. Charge controllers are equipment that controls the voltage and current of a solar panel or wind generator, delivered to the battery park.
Electrolyte
The electrolyte, in the case of batteries used in photovoltaic systems, is a diluted solution of sulfuric acid in which the different processes that allow the charging and discharging of the battery are verified. The electrolyte, in the case of batteries used in photovoltaic systems, is a diluted solution of sulfuric acid in which the different processes that allow the charging and discharging of the battery are verified.
Fossil Energy
Fossil energy is the energy that comes from the combustion of fossil fuels. It is a source of non renewable energy. The most common fuels used are petroleum, carbon and nautral gas. Fossil energy is the energy that comes from the combustion of fossil fuels. It is a source of non renewable energy. The most common fuels used are petroleum, carbon and nautral gas.
Generator
An electric generator is a device designed to produce electricity from a different form of energy. Its design depends on how the energy is presented at origin, usually they are mechanical, chemical, photovoltaic or directly thermal energy. An electric generator is a device designed to produce electricity from a different form of energy. Its design depends on how the energy is presented at origin, usually they are mechanical, chemical, photovoltaic or directly thermal energy.
Geothermal
Geothermal energy is the discipline that studies the set of natural phenomena involved in the production and transfer of heat or thermal energy from within the Earth. Geothermal energy is the discipline that studies the set of natural phenomena involved in the production and transfer of heat or thermal energy from within the Earth.
Global warming
Global warming indicates the change in the climate of the Earth developed in the twentieth century and today. This change is attributed largely to the emissions of increasing amounts of greenhouse gases.

Global warming indicates the change in the climate of the Earth developed in the twentieth century and today. This change is attributed largely to the emissions of increasing amounts of greenhouse gases.
Greenhouse Effect
The greenhouse effect allows solar radiation to pass through the atmosphere of a planet but hinders the thermal energy output from it. The greenhouse effect allows solar radiation to pass through the atmosphere of a planet but hinders the thermal energy output from it.
Heliostat
A heliostat is a device that is used to orient and concentrate the sun's rays. It is used in solar thermal plants and other fields such as astronomy or geodesy. A heliostat is a device that is used to orient and concentrate the sun's rays. It is used in solar thermal plants and other fields such as astronomy or geodesy.
Hybrid Solar System
 Photovoltaic system that includes other sources that generate electricity. These additional energy sources can be wind generators or generators.  Photovoltaic system that includes other sources that generate electricity. These additional energy sources can be wind generators or generators.
Hydroelectric Power
Hydroelectric energy is the electrical energy produced in a hydroelectric power station from a current, vertical or horizontal, of a river. It is the part of the hydraulic energy responsible for obtaining electrical energy. Hydroelectric energy is the electrical energy produced in a hydroelectric power station from a current, vertical or horizontal, of a river. It is the part of the hydraulic energy responsible for obtaining electrical energy.
Kilowatt
The kilowatt is a unit of power equivalent to 1000 watts. The watt is the unit of international system, equivalent to one joule per second. The kilowatt is a unit of power equivalent to 1000 watts. The watt is the unit of international system, equivalent to one joule per second.
Kinetic energy
Kinetic energy is a form of energy that has a body in motion due to mass inertia. The kinetic energy is directly proportional to the mass and the square of the velocity. Kinetic energy is a form of energy that has a body in motion due to mass inertia. The kinetic energy is directly proportional to the mass and the square of the velocity.
Photon
Each of the particles that make up the light. A photon is the amount of energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation, emitted or absorbed by matter. Each of the particles that make up the light. A photon is the amount of energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation, emitted or absorbed by matter.
Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis is a chemical process that converts carbon dioxide into organic compounds, especially using the energy of solar radiation. Photosynthesis is a chemical process that converts carbon dioxide into organic compounds, especially using the energy of solar radiation.
Photovoltaic
The photovoltaic effect refers to the generation of electromotive force by the action of light. Generally solar light is used. The photovoltaic effect refers to the generation of electromotive force by the action of light. Generally solar light is used.
Photovoltaic Module
A photovoltaic module is a set of photovoltaic cells whose objective is to generate electricity. The module is provided with terminals for connection to the installation. A photovoltaic module is a set of photovoltaic cells whose objective is to generate electricity. The module is provided with terminals for connection to the installation.
Photovoltaic Power Plant
A photovoltaic power plant is the set of solar installations designed to generate electricity through solar radiation. A photovoltaic power plant is the set of solar installations designed to generate electricity through solar radiation.
Power Inverter
An inverter is an electronic device whose function is to change a DC input voltage to a symmetrical AC output voltage, with a certain magnitude and frequency. An inverter is an electronic device whose function is to change a DC input voltage to a symmetrical AC output voltage, with a certain magnitude and frequency.
Rated Voltage
The rated voltage is the specific potential difference for which a device or installation is designed. The nominal adjective implies that tension may vary due to different circumstances during the operation. The rated voltage is the specific potential difference for which a device or installation is designed. The nominal adjective implies that tension may vary due to different circumstances during the operation.