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Rare Chemical Phenomenon To Harvest Solar Energy Demonstrated By Scientists
2014-06-03 03:57:10

National University of Singapore Landmark study opens doors to further studies into chemical modification of materials for alternative energy conversion A team of international scientists led by Professor Jagadese J Vittal of the Department of Chemistry at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Faculty of Science has successfully unraveled the chemical reaction responsible for propelling microscopic crystals to leap distances up to hundreds of times their own size when they are...

2014-06-03 08:25:04

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles-based company, ReGreen, has successfully completed one of the largest multi-family portfolio solar installations of the decade; a project which was comprised of 112 separate installations of solar thermal (hot water) and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for Goldrich & Kest Industries. The project, which served to retrofit 34 apartment complexes with solar energy solutions, involved the installation of 1,200 Heliodyne solar...

2014-05-31 23:05:48

More than 180 solar PV panels have been installed on the roof of the Pioneer Millworks shop in Upstate New York. Farmington, New York (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 From their inception over 20 years ago, Pioneer Millworks has been a green-minded company, salvaging wood across the country and repurposing it into flooring, paneling, fixtures, and more. To offset their energy consumption, Pioneer Millwork moved from wind power to solar energy with their own solar panel system. Following their ethos...

2014-05-30 23:13:30

Portland, Oregon, USA: September 28 Through October 1 Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 With the international geothermal power market booming, with a sustained growth rate of 4% to 5% and almost 700 projects currently under development in 76 countries, the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo is expected to be an exciting international gathering of geothermal companies, academics, financiers, policy leaders, students, and other individuals. The international geothermal...

Electric School Buses Could Save School Districts Millions
2014-05-30 03:20:52

University of Delaware Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars — and reduce children's exposure to diesel fumes — based on recent research by the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE). A new study examines the cost-effectiveness of electric school buses that discharge their batteries into the electrical grid when not in use and get paid for the service. The technology, called vehicle-to-grid...

2014-05-29 08:31:55

Sol Inc.'s 21 solar outdoor lighting systems cut costs and promote sustainability for new neighborhood RICHMOND, Va., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol Inc., a global leader in commercial outdoor LED lighting solutions powered by solar, today announced that Premiere Homes LLC (PHL), a leading residential and commercial builder, has installed 21 of Sol's top-of-pole mount commercial solar outdoor lighting systems at PHL's newly completed Randolph West residential neighborhood...

2014-05-29 08:23:39

Project Will Serve as a Testing Ground for PDG5 Dual-Glass Panels SANTIAGO, Chile, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tambo Real II, a first-of-its-kind solar project in Vicuna, Chile has reached completion with Trina Solar modules. This is the first solar project in Chile to be completely developed by a Chilean company. Kaltemp financed, developed and performed installation of this project. "We chose Trina panels because we trust the high quality of the product and received great service...

2014-05-28 23:00:22

Driven by strong year-over-year growth in the utility and residential markets, the United States installed 1,330 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report by the Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Driven by strong year-over-year growth in the utility and residential markets, the United States installed 1,330 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the first quarter of 2014....

2014-05-27 16:22:00

~ Financing now readily available for efficiency improvements in subscribing counties ORLANDO, Fla., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Funding Agency (Agency) through its EVest Program today announced that $200 million in financing is now available to property owners in subscribing local government jurisdictions for qualifying energy efficiency, renewable generation and wind-resistance home or commercial business improvements or repairs....

2014-05-27 04:20:38

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it was selected to power South Carolina's first solar farm. The Colleton Solar Farm, located near Walterboro, South Carolina is owned and operated by TIG Energy I, LLC, a member of The InterTech Group, Inc. The Colleton Solar Farm utilizes 10,010 Canadian Solar CS6X-300P "Max Power" modules...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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