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2014-04-16 23:06:12

According to data released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), a growing sector of the industry has reached a major milestone, with 5 million square feet of building-integrated solar air heating collectors now installed in North America. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 According to data released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), a growing sector of the industry has reached a major milestone, with 5 million square feet of...

2014-04-16 23:05:41

A solar entrepreneur and recreational survivalist has designed SunJack, a 20 Watt solar powered quick-charger and battery pack system for on-the-go power—and as a first step to clean energy independence for the people of Papua New Guinea. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Harold Tan, a solar entrepreneur and recreational survivalist, has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to build and market SunJack, the world’s most portable 20-Watt solar charger and battery pack for...

2014-04-16 04:21:02

GUELPH, Ontario, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the completion of the first diesel hybrid PV system in the remote microgrids in northern Ontario, Canada. The 152kW rooftop solar array on the Deer Lake First Nation Elementary School, completed by Canadian Solar with its supplier partners, is the first project under the strategic...

2014-04-15 16:22:07

PACE Requests Feedback from Stakeholders Nationwide AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local governments, lenders, manufacturers, engineers, contractors, and commercial property owners are being asked for input on the final draft of policies, processes, and documents for use in launching the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program throughout Texas. The PACE financing program, which was signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry last June, allows commercial, industrial, and...

2014-04-15 12:23:31

DANVERS, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Solaire Generation's first Long Span 360 solar carport system was recently commissioned at the Danversport Yacht Club, bringing 253 kW more renewable energy to the Bay State. The Long Span 360, Solaire's latest patent pending solar carport design, is a unique architectural solar structure that optimizes a parking lot's generating capacity by spanning two parallel parking rows as well as the internal drive aisle. The Long Span's...

2014-04-11 23:04:34

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Low Iron Glass for Concentrating Solar Power (CSP): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts Worldwide, 2014 to 2020" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/193952. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Markets Research Report announces that it has published a new study: Low Iron Solar Glass Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts...

2014-04-10 09:47:08

A new model for solar farms that "co-locates" crops and solar panels could result in a harvest of valuable biofuel plants along with solar energy. Growing agave and other carefully chosen plants amid photovoltaic panels could allow solar farms not only to collect sunlight for electricity but also to produce crops for biofuels, according to new computer models by Stanford scientists. This co-location approach could prove especially useful in sunny, arid regions such as the southwestern...

2014-04-10 08:23:39

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, Meritage Homes (NYSE: MTH) is including a high-efficiency solar power system from SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR) at no additional cost with the purchase of a to-be-built home in select Meritage California communities. The offer is available for a limited time starting today and extending through midnight (PDT) April 30, 2014. This promotion launches a nationwide joint offering...

2014-04-07 12:23:37

Agreement is largest to date for GreenLancer.com DETROIT, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenLancer.com, a web-based engineering company that designs and engineers green energy systems "in the cloud", announced today that it has signed a master service agreement with PURE Energies, one of North America's largest solar companies, to supply blueprints and permit drawings for all the residential systems being installed by PURE Energies in California. "We partnered with PURE Energies...

2014-04-04 23:25:26

The Geothermal Resources Council backs the plan to restore the inland sea using revenue from new geothermal energy development. Davis, California, USA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) today joined with other influential groups in endorsing the Salton Sea Restoration and Renewable Energy Initiative. Steve Ponder, GRC Executive Director, delivered a resolution backing the initiative, to the Senate Select Committee for California’s Energy Independence and...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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