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2012-07-23 23:01:11

Encouraged by incentives and power requirements, agricultural land in the US is being converted to renewable PV energy Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 While large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar projects often grab the headlines, the recently-released NPD Solarbuzz United States Deal Tracker report indicates that 40% of PV projects currently underway in the United States are less than 500 kW in size. “These smaller projects have a considerable impact on the communities where they...

Solar Cells Could Produce Energy-Generating Windows
2012-07-22 06:34:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from a prominent California university have developed a new transparent solar cell that they say could be used to create windows which generate electricity. Writing in the journal ACS Nano, UCLA Materials Science and Engineering Professor Yang Yang and colleagues describe a polymer solar cell (PSC) which is capable of producing energy by absorbing primarily infrared light, not visible light. As such, this allows the...

2012-07-18 23:01:08

Lucintel´s Analysis of Global Solar Photovoltaic Market: Market to Reach US $105 Billion by the End of 2016 Irving, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 In calendar year 2010, total worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations topped 16,568 MW with a value of US $75 billion. The market is anticipated to grow to 33,600 MW in 2016 with a 14% CAGR over the next five years. The cumulative installation is expected to reach 190,800 MW by the end of 2016, with a value of approximately US $105...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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