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13Mar 2018

As before, we use classic electrical measuring methods according to VDE 0126-23 or I-V curve measurements with sufficient irradiation for troubleshooting and analysis. Similar to the thermography, the dependence on solar radiation makes the practical measurement considerably more difficult (season, time of day, facades- east -/ west plants etc). Dark I-V curves, on the other […]

02Jul 2017
Credit: © Büro F - Stephan Franz

The energy market has drastically changed since Fukushima. Since the ENERGIE – WENDE and with the new awareness of gaining energy from “safe” and alternative energy sources, there has been great innovation. With the excommunication of fossil fuels, opportunities and problems became clearer how systemically renewable energies could contribute to self-sufficient energy supply. The movement […]

02Jul 2017

In Costa Rica and the whole region, it is not about pulling more or more water out of the water for a growing population, but rather about saving water! Ultimately, the amount of water on our planet is limited. Even if it rains amazingly and we have floods, it does not mean that there is […]

02Jul 2017

Straight to the point: Mycorrhiza is a soil fungus (look at the fine web of hyphus between the hair roots of the plant!). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mycorrhiza Arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi, so-called “glomeromycota”, have existed for about 1 billion years. Cyanobacteria were then considered in Ordovician – a geological era. Everyone knows the white braid at the root of […]

18Jan 2017

The cooperation agreement between SUNfarming and AMECs is now on the way. Together with the INVENIO University, we will start a new project in Costa Rica this year. SUNfarming has already very successfully invested in Africa and started pilot projects there and established a first branch office in El Salvador. Specially equipped with semi-transparent PV […]

12Dec 2016

  A few days ago an article appeared in the LA NACIÓN, which gave us reason to ponder and hope. The Photo Voltaic (PV) undustry in Costa Rica, which has not been given enough attention given it’s vast potential, could perhaps soon begin to emerge from the shadows. Whilst the solar association Acesolar has tried […]

07Dec 2016

AMECs could form a new Strategic Alliance. With no less than with GLB German Latin Business GmbH, a subsidiary of Pflüger International. What we can offer together are an excellent network of contacts in Germany as well as the engineers and marketing experts – including a broad network in Latin America – based in Costa […]

27Oct 2015

Sistema permitirá a la institución disminuir el consumo, la contaminación y los costos del agua. por Niklas Aineias Nierhoff (Niklas.Nierhoff@Ucr.Ac.Cr)15 septiembre, 2015.  Ver artículo original (Créditos: Foto cortesía de la empresa)   Todos los días en el Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje (INA) se consumen más de 200 metros cúbicos de agua solo en la sede principal (en […]

26Oct 2015

 AMECs Aquamark & Education Consultants Ltda. is now a Cooperation Contract Distributor in Costa Rica and Central America for Valentin Software GmbH in Germany . Valentin Software offers  innovative planning and simulation software for a sustainable energy supply. The newest products in English / French / German / Italian / Spanish are: PV*SOL premium 7.5 (Dynamic […]

22Oct 2015

The following is an interview of Oliver Kopsch, an AMECs consultant and the owner of DWC, a water consulting business based in Germany. The original interview was done by Dricus of Sino Voltaics. What are currently the main water desalination technologies? Membrane technologies surely are the workhorse amongst the desalination technologies. A membrane simply separates the good from […]