Direct energy from the sun can be used either as photovoltaic energy -where light is converted directly into electricity-, or as thermal energy, where heat can be used in various ways including generating electricity.
Small Scale Offgrid Solar PV: Installation Manual - Manual de Instalación de Energía Solar Aislada Pequeña
Un guide d'installation complet pour l'échelle du système solaire photovoltaïque hors réseau petite pertinente pour...
Solar Photovoltaic System Design Inof Sheet - Esquema informativo para el diseño de sistemas solares fotovoltaicos
Sistema de energía solar fotovoltaica diseño hoja de información proporciona una explicación rápida y fácil del...
Solar energy publications from Practical Action Publishing
Solar Powered Electricity
This is a survey of the use of photovoltaics in developing countries, in pumping, refrigerators, lighting, rural electrification and agriculture, from a UNESCO report.
Solar Photovoltaic Products
This is a buyer's guide to systems for water-pumping and treatment, lighting, refrigeration, communications, and other applications.
Solar Heating in Cold Regions
This book is primarily a technical guide to the design and production of solar installations in regions where heating is an issue of utmost importance.
A PracticalGuide to Solar Photovoltaic Systems for Technicians
This practical guide provides step-by-step explanations of the process by which technicians can estimate the requirements of PV systems and guides the reader through the set-up and running of such systems.
Solar Engineering for Rural Communities
This book investigates the potential for photovoltaic and, to a lesser extent, other solar energy technologies to meet the energy needs of rural communities in Namibia.
Solar Water Pumping
This is a guide for choosing solar water pumping methods.
This is a practical handbook providing an introduction to the equipment, maintenance and operation of solar pumping systems.