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2014-07-30 16:23:59

RESEDA, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community leaders and representatives from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's and Congressman Brad Sherman's offices were on hand for the unveiling of a new solar hot water system, fully financed and installed by Skyline Innovations for WNC Community Preservation Partners. The system, installed at the Coral Wood Court Apartments, will enable low-income Reseda residents to use renewable energy and reduce energy costs while creating local...

2014-07-29 20:22:27

Nangoku to Build Mega Solar Power Plant in Hilly Region of Kagoshima Prefecture TOKYO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the PV Japan 2014 conference today, SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to supply Nangoku Corporation (Nangoku) with 29-MWdc of the high efficiency E20/327 Solar Panel by SunPower Corporation. Nangoku, an independent power producer will build a mega solar...

2014-07-29 20:21:53

Find out how solar water heating can help save energy and money LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) recently kicked off its "Solar Summer Tour" and is in the process of shining the light on its first-ever, fully functional solar water-heated mobile unit. The unit is visiting 22 locations throughout Southern California this summer. Customers can tour the unit for free at one of its many stops throughout the end of August. The colorful, interactive...

2014-07-25 16:21:33

El Salvador's electricity distribution companies select SolarReserve's 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) project for the country's first utility-scale solar power SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced thermal energy storage technology, today announced that it signed a supply contract for its 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) solar power project in El Salvador...

2014-07-24 23:14:15

Montezuma Basin Productions, producers of "Skiing Everest," turn to AspectSolar for high power solutions in extreme conditions. Layfayette, Colo. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 AspectSolar, the leading name in solar power and technology, was recently featured as the technology provider for Montezuma Basin Productions, the producer of documentaries that include “Skiing Everest.” AspectSolar solar power technologies, including the EP-55 Solar Panel and the EnergyBar 250, were the...

2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-24 04:20:40

Revenues will double by 2020 - Solar PV is becoming a high-growth mainstream energy source in emerging markets LONDON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased focus on curbing the emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants is fuelling the global solar power market. Coupled with favourable legislation and the need to enhance energy self-sufficiency and security, these factors will help the solar power market grow rapidly. While sale volumes are primarily concentrated in Asia-Pacific,...

2014-07-22 08:24:05

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB:WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, proudly announced that its panels are now being used for a solar initiative pioneered by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) in conjunction with Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar, Inc. Mark Davis, CEO of WDC Solar, began working with the DCSEU in 2012 to convert houses in low-income communities in Washington, D.C. to solar...

2014-07-21 23:00:47

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installation Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/solar-photovoltaic-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems are used to generate electricity through the photovoltaic effect. Solar radiation is trapped and...

2014-07-20 23:00:44

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is seeing a trend in the United States where large utility scale solar farms are adding jobs, adding tax base to states and helping the U.S. economy. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 It is no coincidence that companies like Innovative Solar Systems have expanded and are now primarily only developing and building solar farm projects that are over 20MW in size. By increasing the size of these solar farm projects in the U.S many things happen: the cost to...


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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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