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2014-01-20 23:03:42

Professor Matt Barth, director of the University of California at Riverside’s (UCR) Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) recently spoke with Sean Reynolds of Energy Independence Magazine about their “New Smart Grid” project scheduled for construction this fall. The solar test bed system will be built on the campus of the Bourns Electronics’ research facility in Riverside and will include photovoltaics, energy storage, and electric transportation. Riverside, CA...

Nanotubes Solar Cells Heat And Light
2014-01-20 10:33:27

[ Watch the Video: Tapping The Sun's Energy In New Ways ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Like a beautiful piece of music being played on an out-of-tune instrument, conventional photovoltaic material (PV) used to capture solar energy is slightly out of tune with natural sunlight. A new system being developed by researchers at MIT looks to correct this dissonance by using sunlight to heat a high-temperature material that then radiates an optimal wavelength of...

2014-01-16 23:24:56

Lufft USA Provides Meteorological Monitoring Technology for One of the Largest Solar Farms in the U.S. - Test Units Available to Industry and Government Upon Request By Calling 1-888-519-8443 Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Lufft USA, Inc., a global manufacturer of high quality, precision weather monitoring solutions for industry and government, and Trimark Associates, Inc., a provider of measurement and communications solutions for the electric power industry, today announced...

2014-01-16 16:21:20

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovateus Solar LLC, a worldwide installer of commercial and industrial solar power systems, installed the solar systems at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium to launch the first phase of the institution's clean-energy initiative. The solar firm was an integral part of an energy construction project headed by global energy management company Schneider Electric. The project consisted of the rooftop installation of 913 photovoltaic solar panels on...

2014-01-16 08:23:02

VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) announces the completion of a further joint venture with Energy Development Corporation (EDC) covering the remainder of Alterra's geothermal development assets in Peru. Under the agreement, EDC will get a 70% interest in the development asset portfolio and will be funding 100% of the next $6 million of development costs. Next activities for these concessions will include advanced exploration activities designed...

New Solar Energy System May Provide Power 24 Hours A Day
2014-01-15 07:08:36

[ Watch the Video: How To Get 24 Hours Of Solar Power ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While solar power has long been considered a viable alternative to fossil fuels, a limited number of daylight hours has kept it from becoming a 24-hour source of electricity. Now, researchers from the Energy Frontier Research Center at the University of North Carolina have reportedly developed a system that converts the sun’s energy into hydrogen fuel that can be stored for...

2014-01-13 23:02:45

Hundreds of thousands of people from across the United States and around the world are expected to take part in the Solar Energy Industry Association’s (SEIA) National “Shout Out For Solar” Day – set for Friday, January 24, and taking place on Facebook, Twitter and other social media venues. (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Supported by both business and environmental groups, hundreds of thousands of people from across the United States and around the world are expected to take part in...

2014-01-13 08:23:10

Signals growing demand for QBotix Robotic Tracking System as solar project cost saver MENLO PARK, Calif. and EDINBURGH, Scotland, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QBotix, which harnesses the power of robotic tracking to optimize solar plant operation, today announced its further international expansion through a 45 MW supply contract with UK-based developer Castillium. QBotix will provide the Robotic Tracking System (RTS) for use in Castillium's pipeline of more than 200 MW of...

2014-01-10 16:20:37

TULARE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sundale Vineyards, a premium grower of a dozen varieties of table grapes announced the ground-breaking of its 1.13 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic system. Cenergy Power, a top commercial solar integrator in California, has been tasked with the engineering and installation of the large solar system which is currently being constructed over 4 acres of ground area directly south of the facility's cold storage and packing plants. The solar...

2014-01-09 12:22:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The solar plant, which will use molten salts tower technology, will have an advanced storage system enabling it to generate electricity for up to 17.5 hours without direct solar radiation. -- This plant will strengthen Abengoa's position in Chile and forms part of the Chilean government's important support and commitment to renewable energy. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international...


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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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