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Monday, May 18, 2009

"Festival Solar" at the Museum of Electricity, in Lisbon

Last weekend, at the Museum of Electricity, in Lisbon, took place the public exhibition "Festival Solar". It was possible to better understand the different forms of energy production, like concentrating solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) systems.

This initiative also included discussions on solar architecture (“Arquitectura e Sustentabilidade Energética”) and evolution from coal to sun (“Do Carvão ao Sol”).
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The "Festival Solar" is an action in Portugal of “European Solar Days” European project, which is coordinated by the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF) in in close cooperation with the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) and and supported by 24 organisations at national and European level.

The second edition of European Solar Days, a Europe-wide campaign to promote the use of solar energy for production of electricity, heat and cold, is celebrated from 15 to 22 May with more than 500.000 citizens participating in 7.000 events in 15 European countries - Solar PV and Solar Thermal are replacing fossil fuels and nuclear energy in Europe.



RennyBA said...

Great, informative and readable post about an important matter - thanks for sharing this event from Lisbon.

F I Ramirez said...

Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

You could visit us until May 24th ;)

Joana Freitas

Luís Alves said...

Obrigado, Joana Freitas :)