Solarspiegel in der nähe von albuquerque, NEW MEXICO bündeln das sonnelicht zur stromerzeugung.

Concentrated solar power (CSP, also known as concentrating solar power, concentrated solar thermal) systems generate solar power by using mirrors or lenses to concentrate a large area of sunlight onto a receiver. Electricity is generated when the concentrated light is converted to heat (solar thermal energy), which drives a heat engine (usually a steam turbine) connected to an electrical power generator or powers a thermochemical reaction. CSP had…

Highways and Skyline of Shangai, CHINA

The city of Shanghai, China is one of the fastest growing cities in the world in terms of skyscraper construction, with the City of Shanghai reporting at the end of 2004 that there had been 6,704 buildings of 11 stories or more completed since 1990.  In 2011 there are over 20,000 buildings 11 stories or higher and more than 1,000 buildings exceeding 30…

An elevated walkway in the Lujiazui district of Shanghai, China

  Lujiazui, formerly known as Lokatse from its pronunciation in Shanghainese, is a locality in Shanghai, a peninsula formed by a bend in the Huangpu River. Since the early 1990s, Lujiazui has been developed specifically as a new financial district of Shanghai. The decision to earmark Lujiazui for this purpose reflects its location: it is located on the east side of the Huangpu…

The Qiyun Mountain Tree House – China

The Qiyun Mountain Tree House is located in the region of Xiuning County which is 33 kilometres south of Huangshan City, Anhui Province. As a part of the Qiyun Mountain Scenic Area, the tree house is surrounded by a sea of red cedars.     The 11-metre-tall tree house is of the same height as…