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2014-10-09 16:22:39

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Nuclear PowerNuclear 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.TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Nuclear Power market to grow at a CAGR of 3.8 percent over the period 2013-2018. Covered in this ReportThe Global Nuclear Power market can...

2014-10-09 04:20:25

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it supplied Conti / SunDurance with 10 MW of solar modules during the third quarter of 2014. For this 10 MW order, Canadian Solar delivered to the Conti Group in total 33,792 pieces of CS6X solar modules in 6 x 12 cell matrix with UL 1000V certificate. In the life span of 25 years, these modules...

2014-10-08 23:14:04

A team of engineers from a start-up campaign in Vancouver, BC aims to drastically alter the consumption ratio with an economical system that works from both, the delivery and the usage side. By Sophia Nourozi, Ilia Stavitckii, H.R. Tschudi, Assad Abdulwahab, and Amandeep Virk VANCOUVER, BC, Canada (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Seventy-five percent of domestic energy consumption today is used for heating and hot water. With rising energy costs, the utility industries today are taking hundreds...

2014-10-08 23:11:09

San Diego-based Baker Electric Solar is pleased to announce it has installed its first SolarTrackr DUO solar system. The Wovn Energy solar tracker product points the system’s solar panels towards the sun all day increasing efficiency. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Baker Electric Solar, a San Diego-based solar company that designs, builds and installs photovoltaic solar power systems across Southern California, is pleased to announce it has installed its first SolarTrackr...

2014-10-08 08:21:59

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Nuclear energy outperforms wind and natural gas in slowing the advance of climate change, the Canadian Nuclear Association said today. The nuclear association released a an independent study by the engineering firm Hatch, which compared greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions from nuclear power plants, wind farms, natural gas plants, and wind farms backed by natural gas plants. "Ontario wisely chose to build an electrical system that is...

2014-10-08 04:21:36

ALMERE HAVEN, The Netherlands, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Victron Energy [http://www.victronenergy.com ], a leading Dutch power solutions provider, announces the expansion of its Blue Power Charger IP67 [http://www.victronenergy.nl/chargers/blue-power-charger-ip67 ] range with three new models, 24V/5A, 12V/7A and 12V/13A. In expanding the range, Victron Energy is meeting customer demand for lower output chargers suitable for harsh environments. Just like the...

2014-10-07 23:05:14

Alphabet Energy Introduces The World’s Most Powerful Thermoelectric Generator Hayward, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Alphabet Energy introduced the world’s most powerful thermoelectric generator today, which captures exhaust heat and converts it into electricity. The company’s first product, called the E1, attaches to an exhaust stack and uses Alphabet’s patented thermoelectric materials to convert waste heat into electricity. Thermoelectrics use a temperature differential to...

2014-10-07 23:03:59

A class of molecules 100 – 1,000 times more energetic than typical has been discovered by Dr. Young K. Bae, a physicist at Y.K. Bae Corporation, Advanced Space and Energy Technologies under the auspices of DTRA (Defense Threat Reduction Agency). Tustin, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 A class of molecules 100 – 1,000 times more energetic than typical has been discovered by Dr. Young K. Bae, a physicist at Y.K. Bae Corporation, Advanced Space and Energy Technologies under the auspices of...

2014-10-07 23:00:56

Evluma announces an evolved, sleeker, lighting casting for the award-winning LED AreaMax, and offers an optional integrated solar photocontrol and an anti-corrosion coastal materials package. Renton, WA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 LED lighting manufacturer, Evluma, offers an optional integrated solar photocontrol and an anti-corrosion coastal materials package as they update the LED AreaMax product line with a sleeker, lighter casting. The new casting increases the LED luminaire's...

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...


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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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