An Idea Of Connecting Solar Panels With The Tower Of A Wind Turbine Where The Blades Of The Turbine And The Solar Panels Are Both Made From Singled-walled Carbon Nanotubes
CAMELLIA SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
It is known to all that both solar and wind power are beneficial in building up a sustainable lifestyle. Wind turbines are specifically designed to convert wind energy into electrical energy; A solar panel is a set of solar photovoltaic modules electrically connected and mounted on a supporting structure. A photovoltaic module is a packaged, connected assembly of solar cells. The solar module can be used as a component of a larger photovoltaic system to generate and supply electricity in commercial and residential application. The idea is to connect solar panels (made from carbon nanotubes) to the tower of a wind turbine. In order to get maximum exposure to the sun, the height of the wind turbine has to be increased. Therefore, the wind blades are made of carbon nanotubes which are lightweight material providing good strengths.
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