|Appears in Collections:||Economics Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Adoção da energia solar fotovoltaica em hospitais: Revisando a literatura e algumas experiências internacionais [Photovoltaic solar energy in hospitals: Review of literature and some international experiences ST]|
|Authors:||dos, Santos Juliane Barbosa|
Jabbour, Charbel Jose Chiappetta
|Citation:||dos Santos JB & Jabbour CJC (2013) Adoção da energia solar fotovoltaica em hospitais: Revisando a literatura e algumas experiências internacionais [Photovoltaic solar energy in hospitals: Review of literature and some international experiences ST], Saúde e Sociedade, 22 (3), pp. 972-977.|
|Abstract:||The sun has an extremely important role in the existence of human beings, and Brazil has a privileged geographical position to explore sunlight. The union of these two factors favors the use of solar cells for converting solar energy into electricity by photovoltaic technology: it is a great alternative energy source, especially for being a clean one, causing less damage to the environment. This paper addresses the photovoltaic technology with a focus on hospitals, through case studies found in international literature, because hospitals, even running all important services to society, have a potential for pollution capable of causing damage to human health and the environment that is around them. It is estimated that the Brazilian oil reserves are sufficient for twenty-two years. This makes the search for alternative sources for power generation a necessity.|
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