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Results From Icelandic Deep Drilling Project Highlighted In This Months Issue Of Geothermics
2014-01-24 09:12:23

Iqbal Pittalwala - University of California - Riverside In 2009, a borehole drilled at Krafla, northeast Iceland, as part of the Icelandic Deep Drilling Project (IDDP), unexpectedly penetrated into magma (molten rock) at only 2100 meters depth, with a temperature of 900-1000 C. The borehole, IDDP-1, was the first in a series of wells being drilled by the IDDP in Iceland in the search for high-temperature geothermal resources. The January 2014 issue of the international journal...

2014-01-22 23:24:11

Leading businesses and environmental groups say they will join hundreds of thousands of people across the United States and around the world in support of the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) National “Shout Out For Solar” Day (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Saying “solar makes sense,” leading businesses and environmental groups will join hundreds of thousands of people across the United States and around the world in support of the Solar Energy Industries Association’s...

2014-01-22 12:21:48

ASES' 43rd annual National Solar Conference will be held in conjunction with Intersolar North America in San Francisco July 6 - 10, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 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 in the U.S. solar market, today announced that partner American Solar Energy Society (ASES), the nation's leading association...

2014-01-22 08:23:01

GUELPH and ALYMER, Ontario, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has signed a 10 MWac Module Supply Agreement with Silvercreek Solar Park Inc. ("Silvercreek"), to provide Ontario-made Canadian Solar modules for a ground-mounted utility-scale solar power plant in Canada. This is...

2014-01-21 23:26:49

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Chemotherapy Induced Myelosuppression Analysis 2013” to its database visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/chemotherapy-induced-myelosuppression-pipeline-review-h2-2013. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Energy Harvesting-Regeneration for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2014-2024 The electric vehicle industry - land, water and air - is rapidly rising to become a huge market of over $290...

2014-01-21 23:02:49

Agustina Mandujano and her family are living in dire conditions in the heart of Texas. This year they received solar lights from the Texas Solar Energy Society and the Grid Earth Project in response to a story submitted to the Austin American Statesman by Claudia Cantu of Community Action, Inc. Luling, TX (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Before Christmas, the Austin American Statesman newspaper ran a story about Agustina Mandujano. Agustina is a 44 year old woman living with cancer and trying...

2014-01-21 08:22:14

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that the Company's polysilicon ("PV") modules achieved the highest PTC ratings amongst all major poly module manufacturers. The California Energy Commission (CEC) established the PVUSA Test Conditions (PTC) ratings program, a universally recognized standard for assessing real-world solar panel performance. In the latest PTC...

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...


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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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