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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...

2014-08-13 23:08:28

5 Tips on Saving for Consumers Who Fear Pouring Dollars into Unpredictable Summer Electric Bills (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 If you’re looking for ways to save extra money this summer and enjoy your vacation without financial stress, look no further than your own home; even your own bedroom. Saving money at home on quick tasks like opening your blinds or turning off your lights can make your bank account fuller and the environment greener. It’s simple – being energy efficient means a...

2014-08-13 08:23:38

Residents Can Now Sign Up for Home Solar Through Sunrun's Simple Online Process SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., today announced the availability of its home solar service in Nevada. Through its service, Nevada residents can now get a solar system installed on their home with no money down and begin saving on their electricity bills immediately. Sunrun will design, install, finance, insure, monitor and maintain...

2014-08-13 08:23:10

GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Solar module shipments were 646 MW, compared to 500 MW in the first quarter of 2014 and to second quarter guidance in the range of 600 MW to 630 MW. -- Net revenue was $623.8 million,...

2014-08-13 08:22:19

Plans to accelerate commercialization of the world's most efficient (30.8%) thin film solar technology BEIJING, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanergy Holding Group Limited ("Hanergy", the "Company" or the "Group"), a multinational clean-energy power generator and the world's leading thin-film solar company, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alta Devices, whose thin film solar technology has a conversion efficiency of 30.8 percent, the highest among the solar...


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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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