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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...

2014-04-03 08:23:01

Korea Based Shinsung Solar Energy to Supply SunEdison with High-Efficiency Solar Cells Through 2016 BELMONT, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology developer and provider of solar energy services announced today that it has signed an agreement with Shinsung Solar Energy. Under the terms of the three-year agreement SunEdison expects to purchase 660 MW (megawatts) of high efficiency solar cells manufactured by Shinsung with SunEdison...

2014-04-02 23:32:42

Cool Energy Island LLC, a premier Energy Monitoring & Management and Home Automation company, announces the availability of Solarpod™ Portable Solar-Powered Batteries that can keep you and your life powered all day long, whether at home, at work or on the go. Laguna Niguel, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Cool Energy Island LLC (http://www.coolenergyisland.com) announces that the Solarpod™ Portable Solar-Powered Batteries and Solar Panels from Sunbird Solar Ltd...

2014-04-02 23:22:35

Affordable, entry level solar powered generator kits that get the job done when you need it most. Packs enough power to support appliances such as fridges, TV's and sump pumps for a lower cost as compared to similar units. Merrick, New York (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Earthtech Products is proud to announce the launch of the affordable and expandable Earthtech Products 1800 Watt Solar Powered Generator Kit with 2 Solar Panels for homes, cabins and remote locations. For less than $2000,...

2014-04-02 23:04:48

Solar PV industry poised to exceed 50 GW within a 12-month period, for the first time. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 New solar photovoltaic (PV) demand added during the first quarter of 2014 exceeded 9 gigawatts (GW), which was 35 percent more than the previous first-quarter record, set last year. In fact, every quarter in 2014 is forecast to reach new highs, with trailing 12-month demand at the end of Q1 2015 forecast to exceed 50 GW for the first time, according to...

2014-04-01 23:28:09

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Systems: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts Worldwide, 2014 to 2020, a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Concentrated Solar power markets at $1.3 billion in 2013 are anticipated to reach $53.7 billion by 2020 because the systems are able to be built at utility scale and to provide 24 x 7 solar renewable energy power. Campus stationary fuel cell power is mature and available to act as a backup...

2014-04-01 23:28:05

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports: "Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Systems: Market Shares, Strategies, And Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 To 2020" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/concentrating-solar-power-csp-systems-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 New Research Report announces that it has published a new study Concentrated...


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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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