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2014-07-09 16:22:41

ONTARIO, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) located in Yuma, Arizona, uses HatiCon Solar's alTite penetrating flat roof mounting system for solar carport project. Independent Energy Solutions (IES), finished the construction of the solar carport project located at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) in Yuma, Arizona. The completion of this system has transformed a typical carport structure into an efficient source of renewable...

Flexible Glass Used To Extend Life Of Organic Solar Modules
2014-07-09 03:06:59

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Organic solar modules have advantages over silicon solar cells. However, one critical problem is their shorter operating life. Researchers are working on a promising solution: they are using flexible glass as a carrier substrate that better protects the components. This approach is already being employed in electronic devices to some extent today: organic photovoltaics (OPVs) are embedded in film. These OPVs are a promising alternative to silicon-based solar...

2014-07-09 12:23:30

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Concentrated Photovoltaic Market By Concentration levels (High and Low), By Technology (Refractor and Reflectors), By Application (Utility-Scale, Commercial, and Others) & By Geography- Global Trends and Forecast to...

2014-07-09 12:23:10

Revolutionary product builds upon established Fronius and module-level technology to address strong market demand for a bankable and simplified overall system solution. PORTAGE, Ind., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fronius USA is pleased to announce a new product that will significantly simplify system design and installation while delivering maximum energy harvest from complex arrays. The Fronius FE Series will support an architecture using module-level power electronics (MLPE) and...

2014-07-09 11:45:12

University of California - Riverside UC Riverside chemists' work on 'singlet fission' can increase solar cell efficiency by as much as 30 percent A perspective article published last month by University of California, Riverside chemists in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters was selected as an Editors Choice—an honor only a handful of research papers receive. The perspective reviews the chemists' work on "singlet fission," a process in which a single photon generates a pair of...

2014-07-09 08:22:18

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ET Solar Energy Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading smart energy solutions provider, and Sunrun, a leading home solar company in the U.S. today announced that ET Solar PV modules have been listed on Sunrun's Approved Vendor List for use in its home solar systems. Sunrun's PV module qualification process is one of the most rigorous in the residential solar industry. It consists of a multi-step process that includes extensive product analysis,...

2014-07-09 08:22:01

CHANGZHOU, China, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it will supply 200MW of modules to Zonergy Company Limited ("Zonergy")'s downstream projects in China, marking its largest single module supply agreement to date in 2014. Trina Solar will supply approximately 800,000 pieces of its TSM-PC05A modules for Zonergy's downstream projects...

2014-07-08 23:09:20

TrueLook, Inc. announces new and improved solar-powered webcam systems for construction jobsites. The new systems offer major equipment improvements, as well as reductions in price and shipping times. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 TrueLook, Inc. announces new and improved solar-powered webcam systems for construction jobsites. These webcam systems are completely wireless, off-the-grid solutions for time-lapsing and live monitoring of construction projects. The new systems offer...

2014-07-08 20:22:36

AWARD Ceremony Concludes First Day of Exhibition Featuring Global Solar Leaders SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the most well attended industry exhibition and conference in North America, announced the winners of the 2014 Intersolar AWARD for Solar Projects in North America during a special ceremony on the opening day of the exhibition. In addition to recognizing exemplary PV projects, the award ceremony also honored California Public Utilities Commission...

2014-07-08 16:22:30

- Program brings additional solar-powered electricity to Virginia NORFOLK, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power, along with Old Dominion University (ODU), Tuesday dedicated a new solar installation on the roof of ODU's Student Recreation Center. This installation is the first of its kind in the Hampton Roads area. Last May, Dominion selected the university to be one of the first participants in the company's Solar Partnership Program under which Dominion...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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