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2014-10-22 08:23:58

- Certificate marks new age of risk reduction, quality and safety for solar plant assets LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL -- Today VDE Testing and Certification Institute (VDE), a globally recognized premium certification body, in conjunction with partner Fraunhofer ISE, a world leading applied solar research institute, announced the issuance of VDE Quality Tested (QT) Certification to First Solar, Inc. for its design, engineering and...

2014-10-21 08:26:33

Demonstrated at Solar Power International Expo 2014, 'Mono X ACe' Expands LG Flagship Solar Module Series LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by new integrated, max-performing AC-powered solar modules, LG Electronics USA is exhibiting a host of solutions from the LG Mono X® monocrystalline module series here this week. At the Solar Power International (SPI) Expo 2014, LG is displaying new solar module upgrades, combining a new level of performance and flexibility for both home and...

2014-10-21 04:20:43

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced its participation in upcoming investor conferences. -- 2014 ROTH Solar Symposium from 12pm to 4pm PDT on Wednesday October 22, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. -- CICC Investment Forum (Beijing) 2014 on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at the China World Hotel in Beijing. -- 2014 Credit Suisse New...

2014-10-20 23:07:37

IDS expands its streetscape elements range with Solispost—an innovative, solar-powered illuminated bollard designed for outdoor applications. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ID Signsystems (IDS), recognized leader in architectural signage solutions, announces their new partnership with onthecase. ID Signsystems will be the sole distributor and manufacturer of Solispost in the North American market. With its self-contained energy source and low maintenance requirements, Solispost...

2014-10-20 23:01:03

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently found that properties of graphene aerogel could be used to enhance energy storage for electric vehicles and other high-power energy storage applications. The research will appear as the cover article in the Nov. 14 issue of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Personal electronics such as cell phones and laptops could get a boost from some of the lightest materials in the world....

2014-10-20 12:23:47

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced a partnership with OutBack Power Technologies, Inc. to pilot renewable energy storage-based systems for a select group of Sunrun solar customers. OutBack Power is a designer and manufacturer of power conversion systems incorporating energy storage for off-grid and grid-connected renewable energy applications. As part of the pilot, Sunrun will...

2014-10-20 12:23:42

Autonomous Tracker Motors -Powered by the Sun- Enable System Owners to Minimize Costs, Increase Energy Output and Maximize Profits FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today NEXTracker unveiled its transformational self-powered tracking technology with the NEXTracker SPT. This new single-axis tracker eliminates power wiring to the tracker motors, reducing material and installation costs and making each tracker row truly 'plug 'n play.' This latest advancement...

2014-10-20 10:45:12

The debate on global warming continues to rage unabated; are we entering one of the earth’s natural cycles of warming, as some maintain or is temperature increase entirely caused by the actions of humanity? Whatever the reason, there is no dispute that ozone levels are being severely depleted by a range of chemicals, chiefly chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). Carbon dioxide levels have also breached the 400 parts per million (ppm) limit for the first time in over 3 million years, and average...

2014-10-20 08:25:13

Newest innovation to marry black silicon and laser technologies. RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incorporating its proprietary advances in laser-processing technology, scientists at Natcore Technology (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) have created an all-low-temperature, laser-processed solar cell. Their latest device does not require temperatures above 350 degrees C for any process step. This development sets the stage for a marriage between Natcore's highly specialized laser...

2014-10-20 04:20:43

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 20, 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 will introduce a new, groundbreaking Diamond module at the upcoming Solar Power International (SPI) exhibition. The Diamond module, also known as the double module, utilizes heat-strengthened glass instead of the traditional polymer backsheet. The Diamond module is PID free with anti-PID cells...


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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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