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2014-10-31 08:22:06

CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jeff Dorety as president of its Americas Region, effective October 8, 2014, and Mr. Longxing Huang as president of its Distributed PV Generation Business Unit, effective October 27, 2014. Both Mark Mendenhall, the former president of Trina Solar's Americas...

2014-10-30 23:05:05

New State legislation creates incentives to make solar power affordable for the future Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As Minnesotans hover on the brink of yet another cold winter and concerns about energy costs come to the forefront, renewable energy experts at JJR Power in Excelsior, Minnesota today said they’ve seen an unprecedented demand for solar power thanks to incentives and grants created last year by the Minnesota Legislature. As utility rates climb and prices for...

2014-10-30 16:23:27

HUDSON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people going solar in Massachusetts have household incomes (HHI) of less than $150,000, according to a survey conducted by New England Clean Energy, president Mark Durrenberger announced today. Nearly 250 customers responded to the Hudson-based installer's survey on HHI. The results show that people purchasing solar electricity systems, with or without financing, cross all income brackets, but predominantly (67 percent) earn less than...

2014-10-29 12:24:23

LA HABRA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At a community celebration this morning, leaders of the Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) "flipped the switch" on the non-profit's new solar energy project, which is expected to generate enough electricity to offset 70 percent of the Institute's energy needs. This initiative will generate more than 681,000 kWh of electricity annually, the equivalent of taking 100 passenger vehicles off the road each year. Photo -...

2014-10-29 08:25:20

Partner Program Improves Experience and Success of Sunrun Partners SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today unveiled the Sunrun Partner Program, a way of providing its current and expanding network of partners with products and technology, unique resources and assistance to grow their business. The program builds upon Sunrun's long history of partnering with local installers of all sizes and...

2014-10-29 00:20:47

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Solar Thermal Energy Solar thermal energy utilizes solar energy to produce low-cost, eco-friendly thermal energy. The energy can be used to boil water or other fluids, and also power solar cooling systems. Solar thermal technology differs from solar PV, which generates electricity rather than heat. Solar thermal energy generation system captures solar rays through optical concentration. Optical concentration is the arrangement of mirrors or...

2014-10-28 23:06:06

Market Size - $1.39 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 3.2%, Market Trends - Positive outlook on CUF of solar power plants - New report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/solar-tracker-industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The global solar tracker market is expected to reach USD 2.14 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology dominated...

2014-10-28 08:25:16

JAIPUR, India and CHENNAI, India, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc., (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Rajasthan Government aimed at developing Rajasthan as the global hub for solar energy. SunEdison intends to establish 5 GWs of capacity in the form of multiple Mega Solar Projects, with the expected capacity of each Mega Solar project 500 megawatts...

2014-10-27 12:32:29

Solar installation built on former landfill provides energy to City of Sacramento and amenities for park-goers. SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news for residents of Sacramento. Conergy, one of the world's largest downstream solar companies, recently completed a 1.5 megawatt solar installation on Sutter's Landing Park, a regional recreation area in Sacramento, Calif. The solar installation will produce approximately 2,300 megawatts hours of solar energy...

2014-10-27 12:23:34

Company announces acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) business, including the intellectual property (IP) rights and patents related to molten salt technology for solar thermal power SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced its acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) business. The...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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