petak, 28. prosinca 2012.

Nutrient data for Spirulina

 



CCRES Spirulina, raw
Nutrient Unit
Value per 100.0g
Proximates
Water g 90.67
Energy kcal 26
Protein g 5.92
Total lipid (fat) g 0.39
Carbohydrate, by difference g 2.42
Fiber, total dietary g 0.4
Sugars, total g 0.30
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 12
Iron, Fe mg 2.79
Magnesium, Mg mg 19
Phosphorus, P mg 11
Potassium, K mg 127
Sodium, Na mg 98
Zinc, Zn mg 0.20
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.9
Thiamin mg 0.222
Riboflavin mg 0.342
Niacin mg 1.196
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.034
Folate, DFE µg 9
Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00
Vitamin A, RAE µg 3
Vitamin A, IU IU 56
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.49
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0
Vitamin D IU 0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 2.5
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.135
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.034
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.106




CCRES Spirulina, dried




Nutrient Unit
Value per 100.0g

cup
112g

tablespoon
7g
Proximates
Water g 4.68 5.24 0.33
Energy kcal 290 325 20
Protein g 57.47 64.37 4.02
Total lipid (fat) g 7.72 8.65 0.54
Carbohydrate, by difference g 23.90 26.77 1.67
Fiber, total dietary g 3.6 4.0 0.3
Sugars, total g 3.10 3.47 0.22
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 120 134 8
Iron, Fe mg 28.50 31.92 2.00
Magnesium, Mg mg 195 218 14
Phosphorus, P mg 118 132 8
Potassium, K mg 1363 1527 95
Sodium, Na mg 1048 1174 73
Zinc, Zn mg 2.00 2.24 0.14
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 10.1 11.3 0.7
Thiamin mg 2.380 2.666 0.167
Riboflavin mg 3.670 4.110 0.257
Niacin mg 12.820 14.358 0.897
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.364 0.408 0.025
Folate, DFE µg 94 105 7
Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamin A, RAE µg 29 32 2
Vitamin A, IU IU 570 638 40
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 5.00 5.60 0.35
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamin D IU 0 0 0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 25.5 28.6 1.8
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 2.650 2.968 0.186
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.675 0.756 0.047
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 2.080 2.330 0.146
Cholesterol mg 0 0 0

CCRES special thanks to US National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

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srijeda, 19. prosinca 2012.

PV America 2013 East


PV America East. February 5-7, 2013. Pennsylvania Convention Center. Philadelphia, PA.
 
 
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One good solution is worth the trip.
You know there’s great opportunity in PV. But what are the most successful installers, contractors, manufacturers, engineers and other businesspeople doing to leverage it? Find out at PV America 2013 East.
Solution-sharing is at the heart of the PV America conference program. In Concurrent Sessions, experts give you their best strategies and the latest information. In Solar Idea Swaps, the experts facilitate lively discussions among peers. And afterward, presenters are available to continue the conversations in Solar Central.
Don’t miss this Concurrent Session followed by Continuing the Conversation in Solar Central, booth #311:
Enticing New Investors to the Solar Industry
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
With so many conversations focused around the challenges you are facing in your business, you can bet you’ll go home from PV America with valuable ideas to implement. Ideas that will make the difference for your business.
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ponedjeljak, 17. prosinca 2012.

Energy Storage 2013





Croatian Center of Renewable Energy Sources 
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Active Communications International
The agenda for the Energy Storage 2013 summit taking place on
27th – 28th February in Nice, France is complete. ACI is very pleased with the excellent panellists assembled and hope you will join us to hear presentations from:


Raquel GardeCENER

Erik Hauptmeier
RWE AG
Thierry Gallet
Conseil Général Des Alpes
De Haute-Provence
Luigi Debarberis
European Commission
Joint Research Centre

Filip Smeets

Hydrogenics Europe N.v.

James Macnaghten
Isentropic
Henri Jacquet-Francillon
EDF-CIH

Michael Salomon
Clean Horizon
Fred HustigSuntrace GmbH
Raili AlanenVTT

Irene Fastelli
ENEL Research


Pierre Bernard

Bernard Energy Advocacy

Sergio Olivero

SiTI

Petra De Boer

DNV KEMA

Eduardo Mascarell

ENDESA

Jillis Raadschelders
DNV KEMA

Toby Peters

Highview Power Storage

Graham Cooley

ITM Power

Gabriella Németh

CNE - Comisión Nacional
De Energía

Johan Raynaert
Capricorn Venture
Partners

Steve Hellman

Eos Energy Storage

Anthony Price

Swanbarton

Angelo Ferrante
Terna

Aty Edris
Quanta Technology, USA

Richard Brody

SustainX, Inc.

The conference will offer lots of interactive panel discussions and question & answer sessions, inviting all conference attendees to participate in exchanging information with their peers.
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During the afternoon of Tuesday 26th February 2013 a limited number of conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend an exclusive site visit to EDF’s Castillon Dam located in Demandolx, by Castellane, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.

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nedjelja, 16. prosinca 2012.

€ 65 million for Intelligent Energy Europe projects


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Croatian Center of Renewable Energy Sources (CCRES) proudly presents   
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Call for proposals 2013: € 65 million available for new Intelligent Energy Europe projects
IEE Info Day 2013: Registrations are open!
Negotiations under way for 54 proposals from the 2012 IEE call
The EUSEW 2013 Awards Competition is open

Call for proposals 2013: € 65 million available for new Intelligent Energy Europe projects

The new IEE call for project proposals is open! In 2013, there will be € 65 million available for funding.
Do not miss the opportunity to submit your ideas for projects in areas such as energy efficiency, renewable energy sources, clean transport and local energy investments!
The call closes on 8th May 2013 for all types of actions except the BUILD UP Skills initiative which has different deadlines.
Find out more on the IEE website.
Contact the “Intelligent Energy Europe” helpdesk.

IEE Info Day 2013: Registration is open!

Brussels, 23 January 2013: If you are considering submitting a project proposal next year, the IEE European Info Day will be the right place to start.
Besides some precious insight into 2013 call, this Info day also proposes targeted info sessions and a chance to meet with an IEE staff representative during short bilateral meetings.
These activities are specially tailored to help you maximise your chances of success, find business partners, get answers to specific questions related to your proposal and be inspired by others!
Programme and registration

Negotiations under way for 54 proposals from the 2012 IEE call

Following the evaluations of proposals received under the 8 May deadline of the 2012 IEE call, negotiations are now on going for 54 proposals which were recommended for funding.
The new projects are expected to start in early 2013 upon successful completion of contract negotiations.
For the call, 423 eligible applications were received, almost a quarter more than in the previous year.

The EUSEW 2013 Awards Competition is open

The best European projects in the area of energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and clean transport are warmly invited to participate in the 2013 edition of the EUSEW awards competition organised by the European Commission.
The deadline for submissions is 8th March 2013.
The award ceremony will take place during the next edition of the European Union Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) between 24 and 28 June 2013.
More information on EUSEW website

 
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četvrtak, 13. prosinca 2012.

News and Events by CCRES December 14, 2012


 

Croatian Center of Renewable Energy Sources 

News and Events December 14, 2012

Energy Department Invests $29 Million in Solar Energy Grid Solutions

 

The Energy Department on December 7 announced a $29 million investment in four projects that will help advance affordable, reliable clean energy for U.S. families and businesses. These projects, part of the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative, are aimed at improving grid connection and reducing installation costs through innovative plug-and-play technologies and reliable solar power forecasts.
The Department announced a $21 million investment over five years to design plug-and-play photovoltaic (PV) systems that can be purchased, installed, and operational in one day. Plug-and-play PV systems will make the process of buying, installing, and connecting solar energy systems faster and less expensive for homeowners. Fraunhofer USA’s Center for Sustainable Energy Systems in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will develop PV technologies that allow homeowners to easily select the right solar system for their house and install, wire and connect to the grid. Additionally, North Carolina State University will lead a project to create standard PV components and system designs that can adapt simply to any residential roof and can be installed and connected to the grid quickly and efficiently. This effort is part of the Department’s broader initiative to bring down "soft" or non-module hardware costs.
The Department also announced an $8 million investment in two projects to help utilities and grid operators better forecast when, where, and how much solar power will be produced at U.S. solar energy plants. The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, based in Boulder, Colorado, will research methods to understand cloud impact and develop short-term prediction techniques based on this work. Also, the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Armonk, New York, will lead a new project based on the Watson computer system that uses big data processing and self-adjusting algorithms to integrate different prediction models and learning technologies. These projects are working with the Energy Department and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association to improve the accuracy of solar forecasts and share the results of this work with industry and academia. Enhanced solar forecasting technologies will help power system operators to integrate cost-competitive, reliable solar energy into the electricity grid.
The SunShot Initiative is a collaborative national effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of energy by the end of the decade. See the Energy Department press release.
 

Energy Department, EPA Release 2013 Annual Fuel Economy Guide

 

A sleek new car.
The 2013 Scion iQ EV, a minicompact, is the top rated car in the 2013 Fuel Economy Guide.
Credit: Scion
The Energy Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on December 6 released the 2013 Fuel Economy Guide, giving consumers information to help them choose the most fuel-efficient and lowest greenhouse gas-emitting vehicles. The 2013 models include efficient and low-emission vehicles in a variety of classes and sizes, but notable this year is the growing availability of hybrids and the increasing number of electric vehicles (EV).
This year's guide gives consumers a broad range of information that they can use to select their next fuel-efficient vehicle, whether they want to consider an EV or one that uses a more conventional fuel. For the first time, the EPA and the Energy Department have added a second top ten list of most efficient vehicles—separating advanced technology vehicles from conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles. Electric and plug-in hybrid electric models are the most fuel-efficient and lowest-emission vehicles available and are becoming more common. At the same time, consumers may still look up the conventional gasoline and diesel models that offer superior fuel efficiency.
The overall highest-ranking vehicle was the Scion iQ EV, a minicompact with a 121 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) rating. Some of the other cars topping their classes are: the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid and 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid, which tied for best in the midsized class with 58 MPGe for use of both electricity and gasoline; the 2013 Tesla Model S (60 kilowatt-hour battery pack), ranked best in the large car class with a 95 MPGe rating; and the 2013 Toyota Prius v, which topped the midsized wagon class with a 42 miles per gallon rating. See the Energy Department press release and the www.fueleconomy.gov website.
 

EIA Report: U.S. Renewables Rise by 2040

 

Renewable energy use will grow at a much faster rate than fossil energy use through 2040, according to projections in the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Reference case, part of a preliminary report released on December 5 by theU.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The Reference case focuses on the factors that shape U.S. energy markets, and projects that the use of renewable energy in the United States as a percentage of total energy use will grow from 13% in 2011 to 16% in 2040. Electricity generation from solar and wind energy will expand because recent cost declines make them more economical.
The EIA report also projects increased sales of hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles, which grow to about 1.3 million vehicles in 2035—about 20% higher than last year's Reference case. The 2013 report also noted that continued fuel economy improvement in vehicles using other alternative fuels, gasoline, and diesel, combined with growth in the use of hybrid technologies (including micro, mild, full, and plug-in hybrid vehicles), limit the use of electric vehicles over the projection.
As a result of improved energy efficiency and a shift away from the most carbon-intensive fuels, U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide emissions could remain more than 5% below their 2005 level through 2040. In particular, emissions from gasoline are expected to be lower in the 2013 Reference case than in the 2012 report as a result of the adoption of fuel economy standards, biofuel mandates, and shifts in consumer behavior. See the EIA press release and the EIA report overview PDF.
 

Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Guidance

 

The Energy Department on December 5 announced two new initiatives aimed at driving increased renewable energy production and sustainable economic development in Indian Country. As part of the Energy Department's efforts to support tribal renewable energy production, the Department issued a policy statement and guidance that gives preference to Indian tribes when its facilities contract to purchase renewable energy products or by-products based on authorities under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The Energy Department also announced new training and education resources to help Tribal Nations advance local renewable energy project financing and development.
The Department's Office of Indian Energy Policy and the Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently issued an updated estimate of the renewable energy potential on Indian lands. While American Indian land comprises about 2% of all U.S. land, this analysis found that Indian lands contain 5% of total U.S. renewable energy resource potential, including high generation potential for solar, wind, and hydropower, among other renewable resources. See the Energy Department press release.
 

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 CCRES news and events will go on a two-week holiday hiatus following publication of the December 19 edition. We will resume the regular weekly schedule on January 11, 2013.
 

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Announcing the Apps for Vehicles Challenge

 

By Patrick B. Davis, Vehicle Technologies program manager
Here at the Energy Department's Vehicle Technologies Program, we’re revved up about the next great smartphone app: yours.
That's why we're launching the Apps for Vehicles Challenge, which is looking for the best business plans, app ideas, and product designs that use open vehicle data to help vehicle owners save fuel, save money, and stay safe.
Improving fuel efficiency is a national priority. With the country spending about $1 billion per day on foreign oil, the Obama Administration spearheaded changes to fuel economy standards that will double fuel efficiency for cars and light trucks by 2025. Automotive manufacturers are working to meet this target, but everyday drivers, businesses, and the public sector can also contribute toward meeting these national goals. For example, the Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program is managing some of the most fascinating research projects and deployment programs in the country to support the cars and trucks of the future. Furthermore, in terms of what individual vehicle owners or fleet managers can do, there is an emerging set of tools that leverage open data to improve safety and fuel efficiency. For the complete story, see the Energy Blog.

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