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2014-04-28 23:09:27

Within the tax reform that is currently under debate in Chile´s parliament, there is a plan to tax the CO2 emissions from thermoelectric plants over 50 MWt. The idea is to charge US$ 5 per tonne of CO2 discharged. London - UK (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 According to Felipe Cerón, General Manager at AES Gener, the “green tax” will turn thermoelectric plants less competitive by raising their energy prices. However, other members of the industry as Joaquín Galindo, CEO of...

2014-04-25 23:03:49

Schneider Electric, the global leader in Solar power conversion equipment, is proud to announce its selection as a finalist for the BCTIA 2014 Technology Impact Award for Team of the Year. Burnaby, Canada (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The recognition comes for Schneider Electric’s construction of a high-power MicroGrid Lab in Burnaby to facilitate the design and testing of Schneider Electric’s revolutionary SE1 1500V platform for utility-scale solar plants. “Construction of such an...

2014-04-23 20:21:12

HONOLULU, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new opinion poll reveals that Hawaiian Electric (HECO) has a significant public image problem: an overwhelming number of Hawaii residents (94%) support more rooftop solar, and 90% believe that HECO is slowing rooftop solar to protect its profits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130828/SF71040LOGO The poll confirms that most residents are very familiar with and supportive of rooftop solar; a third have family members with...

2014-04-23 12:23:43

MUNICH, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar Europe -- Munich, June 4-6, 2014 -- This year's Intersolar Europe Conference kicks off with the Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics 2014-2018, presented by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA). The report, which details the development of the world's photovoltaics markets, was created with the support of Intersolar Europe. On June 2, 2014, the report marks the opening of the Intersolar Europe Conference and also...

2014-04-22 23:13:23

Discover Solar, an online and offline solar lead generation platform connecting homeowners with discounted bids from trusted companies for solar panel installation and solar lease financing, announced a strong first quarter performance in 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Launched in December 2013, http://www.discoversolar.org encourages solar technology by reducing the cost to install solar in households by comparing competitive price quotes from multiple solar installers.This...

2014-04-22 23:07:44

In celebration of Earth Day – and as a way to encourage the widespread use of non-polluting energy sources – The Climate Group and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) have teamed up to create a Facebook campaign designed to accelerate the adoption of solar energy in the United States. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In celebration of Earth Day – and as a way to encourage the widespread use of non-polluting energy sources – The Climate Group and the Solar Energy...

2014-04-22 16:23:15

Intersolar North America Expands Energy Storage Exhibition Segment, Unveils Conference Sessions Dedicated to the Latest Innovations and Market Policies SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the most attended industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities, is expanding its focus on energy storage for the 2014 event. Intersolar North America exhibition will feature a host of...

2014-04-22 08:24:50

GUELPH, Ontario, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has been awarded a module supply agreement to provide 43MW of photovoltaic ("PV") modules to the second largest solar power plant project in Japan. "We are proud to announce this large module supply agreement to provide our high efficiency modules to the second largest solar power...

2014-04-22 08:24:35

ALBANY, New York, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Green Energy (Solar PV, Wind energy, Hydroelectric power, Bio-fuels, Geothermal energy) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global green energy market is projected to have a market size of USD 831.99 billion by 2019. This growth is estimated to come at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2013 to 2019....

2014-04-21 08:21:40

WALNUT, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunvalley Solar, Inc. (SSOL), a leading solar power technology and solar system integration company, announced today that it has been awarded a new 1,122KW solar system installation contract from Wreden Ranch in Handord, CA. The 1,122KW contract is for a system capable of generating 2,096,352Wh of electrical power annually. The system utilizes 3,740 pieces of high-efficiency 300-watt poly-crystalline solar panels. "This is definitely a...


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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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