Latest Photovoltaic array Stories

2012-08-15 23:01:32

The 12-panel system is expected to pay for itself in about seven years. Largo, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Solar Source completed the installation of a 3.06 kilowatt solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) system on the home of St. Petersburg City Council Member Karl Nurse. Nurse expects his system will generate all of the electricity his home requires for about six months out of the year; thanks to efficiency improvements he´s made over the last decade. “I think of this as...

2012-07-09 23:03:25

PowerSurvival.com offers an inexpensive 'off-the-grid' system that can keep your home in the light. Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 “When the power grid goes down, grid-tie solar systems will go down with it,” says Mike Adams, editor of NaturalNews.com in a June 16th article. “A lot of people believe they are becoming "power independent" by installing grid-tie solar systems, but what many don't realize is that virtually all such systems are designed to actively go...

2012-05-24 23:00:35

AIMS Power a US based supplier of power inverters and solar panels, announces the addition of a PV wire crimping tool to its vast solar product offering. Reno, Nevada (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 AIMS Power US based supplier of power inverters and solar panels, will be adding a new PV wire crimping tool to their solar product offering. The new AIMS Power PV wire crimping tool is sure to be a big hit with installers and consumers. AIMS Power has launched several new solar products this month, with...

Flipping The Switch On Space Power
2012-05-19 03:46:53

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland have made substantial progress toward harnessing the energy of the Sun from space. This solar power from space has the potential to change the future of renewable energy. Equipment has been tested in space that would provide a platform for solar panels to collect energy and allow it to be transferred back to earth through microwaves or lasers. Dr Massimiliano Vasile, of the University of Strathclyde's Department of...

2012-04-17 23:03:44

Introduces the "Q*Sol" PV Array Designer Holliston, MA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 Renewable Sales has invested in a tool for the Solar Contractor which produces a professional project layout, proposal and payback schedule. With the Renewable Sales revolutionary PV Array Designer called “Q*Sol” (short for “Quick Solar Design Tool”), the installer´s client can see exactly how the panels will look and where they will be placed on the roof. The first step is to use the...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'