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Renewable Energy Standards available in online subscription.

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Oct 21, 2013 - Available from ASTM International, subscription-based online collection provides 163 of the latest ASTM renewable energy standards, all of which play pre-eminent role in the conversion of solar and geothermal renewable energy to directly usable energy forms. Topics covered include heating of domestic hot water; active and passive space heating and cooling; process heating; thermal conversion power generation; photovoltaic generation of electricity; and advanced energy conversion.

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ASTM International Standards on Renewable Energy Available in Online Subscription

Press release date: Oct 09, 2013

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —A new subscription-based online collection available from ASTM International provides 163 of the latest ASTM renewable energy standards, all of which play a pre-eminent role in the conversion of solar and geothermal renewable energy to directly usable energy forms.

Topics covered in ASTM Standards on Renewable Energy include heating of domestic hot water; active and passive space heating and cooling; process heating; thermal conversion power generation; photovoltaic generation of electricity; advanced energy conversion, including wind energy; and more. The compilation also includes four key ASTM standards:
ASTM E424, Test Methods for Solar Energy Transmittance and Reflectance (Terrestrial) of Sheet Materials;
ASTM E927, Specification for Solar Simulation for Photovoltaic Testing;
ASTM E1036, Test Methods for Electrical Performance of Nonconcentrator Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules and Arrays Using Reference Cells; and
ASTM E2527, Test Method for Electrical Performance of Concentrator Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules and Systems Under Natural Sunlight.
ASTM Standards on Renewable Energy is available as a one-year online subscription for $199 USD (searchable stock # ENERGYCMP). Subscriptions include access to redlines, withdrawn and historical standards.

To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM; sales@astm.org ).

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