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2014-08-06 08:25:45

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumos Solar, a Boulder, Colorado based design-centric solar product company, announced today that TD Bank has chosen Lumos LSX frameless solar modules to cover their retail drive-thru structures. These structures provide essential shade and protection from the elements for bank customers as well as producing clean, renewable energy, helping TD Bank meet their sustainability goals. TD Bank is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S. and is...

2014-08-06 08:23:19

CHONGQING, China, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) ("Daqo New Energy" or the "Company"), a leading polysilicon manufacturer based in China, today announced that Xinjiang Daqo New Energy Co., Ltd. ("Xinjiang Daqo"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company in China, has successfully qualified for and received the certification of High and New Technology Enterprise in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China for a three-year period from 2014 to 2016....

2014-08-05 12:22:47

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Concentrated Photovoltaics (CPV), Update 2014 - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/concentrated_photovoltaics_cpv_update_2014_global_market_size_competitive_landscape_key_country_analysis_2020.htmlConcentrated Photovoltaics (CPV), Update 2014 - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and...

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2014-08-05 03:00:19

Florian Aigner, Vienna University of Technology Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to combine two semiconductor materials, consisting of only three atomic layers each. This new structure holds great promise for a new kinds of solar cell. Extremely thin, semi-transparent, flexible solar cells could soon become reality. At the Vienna University of Technology, Thomas Mueller, Marco Furchi and Andreas Pospischil have managed to create a semiconductor structure...

2014-08-05 08:24:36

GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that the Company supplied 4 MW of Canadian Solar PV Modules for the Spanish Town Estate Solar project, recently acquired by NRG Energy Inc. (NRG). The project is located in St. Croix, in the U.S. Virgin Islands and utilizes 14,400 high-efficiency Canadian Solar CS6X-P 305 Polycrystalline PV Modules....

2014-08-04 23:09:19

RNG Group Inc is adding portable solar suitcase products to their growing online store Chino, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Since the first modern solar cells came about in the 1950s, people have been constantly looking to expand product options, harness the newest technology, and create the most cost effective solar energy solutions. In the many years between 1950 and 2010, most solar products were bulky, heavy, and susceptible to easy shattering and cracking. In other words, the vast...

2014-08-02 12:20:37

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Materials for Next-Generation Photovoltaics - 2014-2021" reports to its store. The report includes a granular eight-year forecast of quantities shipped of these materials and revenues generated. DALLAS, Aug. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Photovoltaics (PV) boom and bust has rebooted efforts to commercialize the next generation of materials platforms for solar panels. There has recently been a resurgence of the solar panel industry but many of the...

2014-07-31 23:21:56

Consumer plug-and-play panels highly functional, more durable, and charges devices faster. Layfayette, Colorado (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 AspectSolar, the makers of the International CES-Award Winning SunSocket Solar Generator and the EnergyBar 250, are proud to announce the launch of their latest solar panel: the EP-60. Spring-boarding off the success of the EP-55, the EP-60 improves upon the lightweight, plug-and-play design of its predecessor, while increasing the efficiency and charging...

2014-07-31 08:25:28

BAODING, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy International AG, has entered into a strategic alliance with AMB Energia Wytwarzanie ("AMB Energia"), a subsidiary of AMB Energia S.A. to co-develop 30 MW of...

2014-07-31 08:25:27

GUELPH, Ontario, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss results for the second quarter ended on June 30, 2014 and its business outlook. The Company will hold its conference call on Wednesday August 13, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 p.m., August 13, 2014 in Hong Kong). The dial-in number for...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'