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Secrets Of New Solar Material Unlocked
2014-04-22 15:44:42

National Renewable Energy Laboratory A new solar material that has the same crystal structure as a mineral first found in the Ural Mountains in 1839 is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before—and it is generating optimism that a less expensive way of using sunlight to generate electricity may be in our planet's future. Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are analyzing the new material,...

2014-04-21 16:22:13

Adopts SAPC Industry Working Group Residential and Commercial Standards NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercatus, Inc., the leading enterprise level investment analysis and decision making platform for solar energy investors, has formally adopted the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) Working Group standard contract documents for both residential and commercial solar. The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) convened the SAPC...

2014-03-27 23:04:54

One-of-a-kind design will assist NREL and its partners to shape the energy systems of the future. Golden, CO (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 One of the nation’s newest and most premier energy research facilities has been named R&D Magazine’s 2014 Laboratory of the Year. Designed and built by SmithGroupJJR and JE Dunn Construction, the $135 million Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) is located at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden,...

2014-03-12 23:01:29

Regional Center to Provide Information for Fact-based Decision-Making and Increase Literacy for Offshore and Land-Based Wind Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that Clean Energy Group (CEG), in collaboration with Sustainable Energy Advantage, LLC, has been selected to develop and operate the Northeast Wind Resource Center, one of six regional wind energy resource centers to be established across the US. These resource centers will be tasked...

2014-03-04 08:24:20

CHANGZHOU, China, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial and Operating Highlights -- Solar module shipments were 770.1 MW during the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to 774.6 MW in the third quarter of 2013 -- Net revenues were...

2014-02-28 08:21:31

Marks Highest Efficiency for a Back Contact Silicon Solar Cell CHANGZHOU, China, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited ("TSL" or "Trina Solar"), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today that researchers from Trina Solar and the Australian National University ("ANU") have jointly developed a new high-efficiency solar cell. The laboratory scale Interdigitated Back Contact ("IBC") cell was developed at the Australian National...

2014-02-19 16:20:57

CLEVELAND, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, (EPT), an OM Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMG) company and a leading producer of specialty batteries and energy storage solutions for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial, and grid energy storage markets, announced that it has been awarded a contract from Erigo Technologies LLC of Enfield, New Hampshire. Erigo's contract, funded under the Department of Defense Rapid Innovation Fund and awarded by the U.S. Corp of...

2014-02-19 12:23:03

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-Chromic Technologies, a cleantech company commercializing innovative energy efficiency technology, announced the first closing of a $600,000 Series Seed financing round led by Amplifier Ventures, a seed stage venture capital fund based in the Washington, DC region. e-Chromic Technologies is developing an innovative reflective electrochromic thin film that enables users to control light and solar heat transmission through windows. The...

2014-02-05 12:23:12

Former NREL Director Charlie Gay Joins World's Leading CIGS PV Team SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siva Power, a leader in advanced solar energy, today announced that it has achieved near record efficiency with its CIGS panel technology - approaching 19 percent - in a record time of just 10 months. In addition, the company welcomes leading solar energy expert, Charlie Gay, Ph.D., to its Technical Advisory Board. Dr. Gay joins Rommel Noufi, Ph.D., John Benner, and...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.