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2014-08-19 08:23:09

First Half of $100 Million Q3 Investment in the North Carolina Solar Market Deployed CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three new North Carolina utility-scale solar farms have begun producing power, racking up another 18.2 MW, equal to taking about 2,400 passenger vehicles off the road for the year. A significant portion of the investment responsible for the projects was managed by Washington, D.C.-based solar investment and financing firm, Sol Systems....

2014-08-19 08:21:47

High-Efficiency Hybrid Energy Storage System Reduces Energy Consumption; Excess Power Used to Charge Electric Vehicles SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Win Inertia, an engineering firm specializing in power electronics, energy storage and control and communication systems, is using its ultracapacitors for a stationary wayside braking energy recuperation system at an electric rail system in Cerro Negro, Spain. Win...

2014-08-18 23:02:38

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Smart Solar Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report database. Browse full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/smart-solar-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The increasing energy requirement leading to the depletion of natural energy resources, increasing electricity bills and pollution has created the need for the...

2014-08-18 08:30:45

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar (OTCQB: WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced a collaboration with Highpower International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, to launch a pilot project that will provide technologically advanced energy storage systems for Andalay Solar customers and enhance system performance while keeping the...

2014-08-18 08:24:00

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nuclear Power Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Nuclear power plants convert heat produced by nuclear fission reaction into electricity and use uranium as a fuel. Heat generated inside the nuclear reactor from the nuclear fission is used to convert water into steam, which drives the turbo generator. The analysts forecast the...

2014-08-18 08:23:12

GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced its participation in upcoming investor conferences. -- Nomura China Investor Forum 2014 on September 3, 2014 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Pudong, Shanghai. -- 18th Annual J.P. Morgan Asia Pacific Equity Conference on September 3, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Boston, MA. -- 5th Annual J.P. Morgan 'All Stars'...

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2014-08-18 07:29:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As many as 28,000 birds may have been killed by flying through concentrated sun rays at a solar power plant located in the Mojave Desert, experts from the Center for Biological Diversity have told the Associated Press (AP). According to AP reporters Ellen Knickmeyer and John Locher, the birds have been nicknamed “streamers” due to plume of smoke that comes from the birds as they ignite in midair after flying through rays at...

2014-08-15 23:00:32

Solar Power Mid-Atlantic, presented by Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), will take place over September 9 and 10 in Atlantic City, NJ. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 With less than a month to go, the first Solar Power Mid-Atlantic, a new regional event highlighting the strong solar industry in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware, is gaining momentum. Solar Power Mid-Atlantic, presented by Solar Energy Industries...

2014-08-14 23:09:14

Low income and medium families in New Orleans area benefit from $0 down low monthly payment leasing program. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 NationWize Solar, a leading solar energy development company with offices in Louisiana and California, has completed the installation of 70 solar energy systems on low and Medium income homes in Louisiana. This project completes a series of projects where NationWize Solar has completed nearly 200 homes in the Louisiana area in low to...

2014-08-14 16:22:34

GULFPORT, Miss., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mississippi Power announced today that the Kemper County energy facility's combined cycle has been placed into commercial operation marking the facility's most significant milestone to date. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136354 Putting the combined cycle unit into operation means it will be available to serve Mississippi Power customers' energy needs during the remaining summer months. "This is a major success for the...


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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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.