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2014-03-31 08:34:41

New technology has potential to alleviate world poverty OTTAWA, Ontario, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In crypto-currency, Bitcoin is king, and since its inception, entrepreneurs and innovators have honed their skills and processes, trying to find the most efficient and cost effective methods of mining. Bitcoin currency is created by solving complex math problems, and until now, ASICs have been the most effective method of mining. An ASIC is an integrated circuit designed to...

2014-03-28 08:21:53

MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ground-breaking decision today, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruled in favor of solar as a cost-competitive energy source for Minnesota-based Xcel Energy. On the heels of a long competitive resource acquisition process, Geronimo Energy's Aurora Solar Project was selected by the PUC to fill a portion of Xcel's future generation needs. "We are very pleased to have been part of this unique process and to show that solar...

2014-03-27 08:27:34

1 GW milestone reached in less than 3 years BELMONT, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services announced today that they have shipped over 1 GW (gigawatt) of Silvantis(TM) Solar PV modules, making them one of the top 5 solar module manufacturers in the world. Growth was driven by strong demand for high performance solar modules from SunEdison's utility and commercial business groups and...

2014-03-26 23:27:32

First Solar, a major shareholder of Shams Ma'an Power Generation PSC announced last week that it is able to develop and construct a 52MW photovoltaic plant thanks to the signing of a PPA with the National Electricity Production Company (NEPCO). London - UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 This is the country’s first utility-scale photovoltaic plant to have a PPA closed with NEPCO. Several more PPAs are expected to be signed with developers in the coming months. The plant will be located in...

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2014-03-25 05:42:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Today, when your mobile phone or tablet runs out of power, you have to let it recharge for hours plugged into a wall socket. A new study from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) demonstrates that, in the future, all you might need to do it put it out in the sun. The NTU research team has developed a next-generation solar cell material that converts light to electricity, as well as being also able to emit light. The base for...

2014-03-24 12:23:04

"Ketura Sun" solar park in Israel's Negev desert is the first utility-scale solar energy production facility to implement an autonomous, water-free robotic panel cleaning system - Ecoppia's E4. HERZELIYA, Israel, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecoppia, an innovative developer of autonomous water-free photovoltaic solar panel cleaning solutions, announced today that the Ketura Sun solar park in Israel's Negev desert, jointly owned by Siemens AG and solar energy pioneer Arava Power, is...

2014-03-21 23:00:04

DeepResearchReports.com offers "2014 Deep Research Report on China Solar Water Heater Industry" in its store. 15+ solar water heater manufacturers and companies have been discussed in this research. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on China Solar Water Heater Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on China solar water heater market. The report introduces solar water heater with basic information such as its definition, classification...

Wind Power Storage More Sustainable The Solar
2014-03-21 09:27:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The modern-day electrical grid is based on the notion of electricity on demand as generated by the burning of fossil fuels. Environmental and resource concerns have prompted a shift to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power, but these energy sectors must grapple with the fact that the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow. One solution is to store surplus wind or solar energy for later use and a...

2014-03-20 08:22:56

Second Largest U.S. Residential Solar Installer to Open Three More Regional Offices in the Bay State, Hire Up to 240 Employees to Offer Homeowners Lower Cost Energy TAUNTON, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar provider, today announced its growing presence in Massachusetts with its expansion into the Taunton, Marlborough and Holyoke areas. Vivint Solar has installed more residential PV systems in Massachusetts than any other company,...

2014-03-18 16:21:34

ALEC's anti-rooftop solar campaigns defeated in Washington and Utah SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from anti-solar utilities, their national trade association Electric Institute (EEI), and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). In Utah and the state of Washington, solar advocates preserved net metering with zero...


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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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