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Japanese Firm Wants To Build 'Solar Belt' Around Moon's Equator
2013-11-29 14:30:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Japanese civil engineering and construction firm is planning to install a “solar belt” around the moon’s equator to turn it into a giant solar panel. Shimizu says it plans on building this giant solar panel station, known as Luna Ring, by using remote-controlled robots. Luna Ring would run about 6,800 miles around the Moon’s equator and will be about 248 miles wide. Solar energy collected by Luna Ring would be converted...

2013-11-27 23:00:52

The Rotary Club of San Pedro South, in conjunction with the Grid Earth Project and WakaWaka, are bringing solar powered light to families devastated by the recent typhoon. Laguna, Philippines (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 In a statement recently issued by Rey Bongao in the Philippines, regarding the aftermath of the typhoon he comments, "It has been broadcasted worldwide, the catastrophic devastation brought about by the world's strongest typhoon to make a landfall, with winds of...

2013-11-26 23:28:37

The products were delivered in November to six installations of 50kWp each, all of them located in the Gunma prefecture on Honshu Island, Japan. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 PROINSO, a leading supplier of solar PV products, has reached a deal to supply products with 310kWp output to six different solar projects located in the Gunma prefecture in Japan. Valors is the name of the customer who ordered the products from PROINSO in November. They will go to six PV systems, 50kWp each, supplying...

2013-11-26 23:22:03

Nokero International, Ltd. announces their campaign to provide solar light bulbs to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Nokero International, Ltd. today announced their campaign to provide solar light bulbs to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Nokero aims to distribute thousands of solar-powered lights throughout the Philippines by working with Habitat for Humanity and One Heart for Hope Foundation, official...

Copper Nanowires Offer Efficient, Inexpensive Approach To Solar Energy Harvesting
2013-11-22 11:06:49

Duke University Copper adorns the Statue of Liberty, makes sturdy, affordable wiring, and helps our bodies absorb iron. Now, researchers at Duke University would like to use copper to transform sunlight and water into a chemical fuel. Converting solar energy into storable fuel remains one of the greatest challenges of modern chemistry. One of the ways chemists have tried to capture the power of the sun is through water splitting, in which the atoms of H2O are broken apart so the...

2013-11-21 23:02:11

Saying it will help to spur solar deployment nationwide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) praised a new rule approved today by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that will expedite and reduce the cost of solar project interconnection, while maintaining the reliability and safety of the electric grid. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Saying it will help to spur solar deployment nationwide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) praised a new rule...

2013-11-21 16:22:57

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Redshift Capital, LLC, a Chicago-based investment group, announces creation of new solar power conglomerate, TEVA Alternative Energy, LLC, then immediately acquires 100% of TEVA Energy, LLC and Superior Solar Systems, LLC. "The two companies dovetail perfectly together," said Roger Hruby, CEO of Redshift Capital. "Having common ownership of both companies with complementing resources provides vast opportunities for growth." Fueled by the...

2013-11-21 12:23:28

The local solar firm will help a storied trophy and award-maker launch Downtown L.A.'s first CLEAN LA rooftop solar project LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An 86-year-old company that has helped develop some of the nation's most celebrated trophies and awards will be the latest business to join the CLEAN LA Solar program - the nation's largest urban rooftop solar program. A solar array on the roof of Southern California Trophy Company's 20,000-square-foot downtown...

2013-11-20 23:23:32

Revamped website from RGR Marketing makes finding a local solar panel installer easier. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 RGR Marketing is happy to announce the launch of a new site design to help connect consumers to local solar panel installers. The site, http://www.SolarPanelsPower.com, helps individuals locate solar panel dealers in their specific geographical area and allows them to request free estimates on what it will cost to get solar panels installed for their home or...

2013-11-20 08:32:13

DUBLIN, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vlf2z3/2013_deep) has announced the addition of the "2013 Deep Research Report on Global and Italy PV Inverter Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vlf2z3/2013_deep ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This 2013 Deep Research Report is a professional and in-depth research report on the Global...


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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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