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2014-10-07 16:22:48

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During 2013 and 2014, the fuel cell market continued to see the greatest demand from stationary applications, including utility-scale fuel cells, fuel cells for industrial and commercial buildings, and fuel cells for residential power. These markets are still very location-specific. Japan is focusing primarily on residential units, while North America and South Korea have adopted the larger fuel cell systems. Backup power is a market mainly in...

2014-10-07 16:22:02

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The energy scenario is changing throughout the world and governments globally, are making an attempt to make cost-effective use of existing resources along with, enabling the emergence of a low carbon economy. Micro CHP is a cost-effective and flexible low carbon solution that generates heat and electricity to potentially achieve lower carbon emissions as compared to any other conventional heating systems and grid electricity. This system can be...

2014-10-07 12:23:12

Legal expert and industry veteran specializing in energy and infrastructure-related transactions joins SolarReserve's executive team to oversee all domestic and international legal affairs SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal storage technology, today announced the appointment of Pauline Doohan as SolarReserve's Vice President and General Counsel. Doohan brings more...

A Solar Cell That Stores Its Own Power
2014-10-07 03:35:08

Provided by Pam Frost Gorder, Ohio State University Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery. In the October 3, 2014 issue of the journal Nature Communications, the researchers report that they've succeeded in combining a battery and a solar cell into one hybrid device. Key to the innovation is a mesh solar panel, which allows air to enter the battery, and a...

2014-10-06 08:23:06

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today provided an update on the status of its Japanese pipeline to clarify its position in light of recent announcements by Kyushu Electric Power (Kyushu), to temporarily suspend grid connection approval pending evaluation of their respective grid capacity availability. As previously indicated, Canadian Solar's late...

2014-10-05 23:01:14

While the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act established incentives for renewable energy development and state governments also implemented favorable clean-energy policies, industry revenue fell during the five years to 2014, due to uncertainties regarding the extension of the PTC; moreover, in the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to further decline, as a result of continued uncertainty regarding the PTC extension. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has...

2014-10-03 23:01:49

A leading invention submission company, InventHelp is submitting the Charge For A Charge to companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 While we have the option to charge our many electronic devices at home or in the car, what happens when the battery dies while we're shopping or at public locations? Thanks to an inventor from Richmond Hill, N.Y., that question is easy to answer. He developed CHARGE FOR A CHARGE to provide a wireless battery charging resource...

2014-10-03 04:22:22

ALMERE HAVEN, The Netherlands, October 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all batteries are created equal Victron Energy [http://www.victronenergy.com ], a leading Dutch power solutions provider, launches its new battery balancer. Not all batteries are created equal, and when multiple batteries are combined to create one large battery bank, the small differences between the batteries can cause problems that substantially shorten the life time. The battery balancer...

2014-10-02 23:07:14

Combines Active Cell Balancing, 93% Peak Efficiency DC/DC Converter and Charging Function in a Single Circuit, Allowing Constant Voltage Battery Packs. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Performing true active cell balancing during all stages of operation of a large battery pack extends the life of cells and maximizes the energy delivered during each cycle. However, even taking into account the cost savings accrued through the reduction in pack overdesign afforded by the use of active...

2014-10-02 23:06:58

MarketsandMarkets report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, and key burning issues in the fuel cell market. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fuel-cell-market-348.html) (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The report "Fuel Cell Technology Market by Type (PEMFC, MCFC, SOFC, DMFC, PAFC, Others), by Application (Stationary, Portable, Transportation) and Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts till 2019",...


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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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