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2014-03-28 08:21:53

MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ground-breaking decision today, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruled in favor of solar as a cost-competitive energy source for Minnesota-based Xcel Energy. On the heels of a long competitive resource acquisition process, Geronimo Energy's Aurora Solar Project was selected by the PUC to fill a portion of Xcel's future generation needs. "We are very pleased to have been part of this unique process and to show that solar...

perovskite solar cell
2014-03-25 05:42:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Today, when your mobile phone or tablet runs out of power, you have to let it recharge for hours plugged into a wall socket. A new study from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) demonstrates that, in the future, all you might need to do it put it out in the sun. The NTU research team has developed a next-generation solar cell material that converts light to electricity, as well as being also able to emit light. The base for...

2014-03-24 16:21:30

Renewable Funding will run program providing low-cost, 20-year financing in 17 Counties and 167 Cities this summer OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the decision to launch the nation's largest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, California homeowners will soon be able to more easily save money by reducing their energy and water use through an innovative public-private financing partnership. Operated under the auspices of the California...

2014-03-24 12:23:04

"Ketura Sun" solar park in Israel's Negev desert is the first utility-scale solar energy production facility to implement an autonomous, water-free robotic panel cleaning system - Ecoppia's E4. HERZELIYA, Israel, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecoppia, an innovative developer of autonomous water-free photovoltaic solar panel cleaning solutions, announced today that the Ketura Sun solar park in Israel's Negev desert, jointly owned by Siemens AG and solar energy pioneer Arava Power, is...

2014-03-21 23:00:04

DeepResearchReports.com offers "2014 Deep Research Report on China Solar Water Heater Industry" in its store. 15+ solar water heater manufacturers and companies have been discussed in this research. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on China Solar Water Heater Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on China solar water heater market. The report introduces solar water heater with basic information such as its definition, classification...

2014-03-21 12:21:32

SAN ANTONIO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Renewable Fuels Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO), announced today that it has purchased a corn ethanol plant in Mount Vernon, Ind. from Aventine Renewable Energy-Mt. Vernon, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. The plant has an annual production capacity of 110 million gallons and uses Delta-T technology, similar to the process already in use at...

Wind Power Storage More Sustainable The Solar
2014-03-21 09:27:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The modern-day electrical grid is based on the notion of electricity on demand as generated by the burning of fossil fuels. Environmental and resource concerns have prompted a shift to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power, but these energy sectors must grapple with the fact that the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow. One solution is to store surplus wind or solar energy for later use and a...

2014-03-20 12:26:22

OLD GREENWICH, Conn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altus Power America Management, an investor and manager of solar power projects and assets, today announced the launch of a Clean Energy Land Program with Macquarie Group (Macquarie) to finance up to $100 million in solar and wind land energy projects in the US. The program is designed to bring to the market the most cost competitive capital to acquire lands and rights under solar and wind assets, while allowing the developers and...

2014-03-20 04:21:13

GUELPH, Ontario, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it is scheduled to present at the 17th Annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference on Thursday, March 27 to Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong. The presentation is scheduled for 3 p.m. local time on March 27, 2014. During the conference Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman, President and Chief Executive...

2014-03-18 16:21:34

ALEC's anti-rooftop solar campaigns defeated in Washington and Utah SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from anti-solar utilities, their national trade association Electric Institute (EEI), and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). In Utah and the state of Washington, solar advocates preserved net metering with zero...

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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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