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2014-04-29 16:23:36

The JOBS Act of 2012 Opens Up New Frontier For Green Energy Funding BELLEAIR BLUFFS, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the Crowdfunding craze catches on for thousands of companies, a new solar funding company, CrowdSun.com, now makes investing in solar energy easy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/81840) "Most investors in solar projects are the big-money institutions, and they are privy to stable solar investments that can earn anywhere from 4% to...

2014-04-29 04:20:43

GUELPH, Ontario, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the filing of its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The annual report on Form 20-F can be accessed on the Company's Investor Relations website at www.canadiansolar.com or on the SEC's website at...

2014-04-28 23:08:44

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," that defines...

2014-04-28 23:05:26

Investment firms rush to accumulate PV assets based on UK’s growing solar farm capacity. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The United Kingdom is forecast to be the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in Europe in 2014, fueled by the rapid growth in ground-mounted solar PV farms. More than 120 large-scale solar PV farms in the U.K. have recently received project-planning approval, and many of them are targeting completion within the next 12 months, according to the new NPD...

2014-04-28 08:35:04

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Duke Energy businesses were among the Top 10 utilities in the nation in 2013 for adopting new solar energy, according to rankings released today by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Duke Energy Progress ranked fifth and Duke Energy Carolinas 10(th) among utilities in the solar rankings.( )Together, the utilities serve about 4 million customers in North Carolina and South...

2014-04-25 23:03:49

Schneider Electric, the global leader in Solar power conversion equipment, is proud to announce its selection as a finalist for the BCTIA 2014 Technology Impact Award for Team of the Year. Burnaby, Canada (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The recognition comes for Schneider Electric’s construction of a high-power MicroGrid Lab in Burnaby to facilitate the design and testing of Schneider Electric’s revolutionary SE1 1500V platform for utility-scale solar plants. “Construction of such an...

2014-04-24 12:24:21

Report commissioned by LABC Institute encourages incentives to share benefits of emerging commercial solar market with low-income areas throughout Los Angeles; many local programs already benefiting from the LADWP feed-in tariff LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A significantly expanded commercial rooftop solar program in Los Angeles would create thousands of new jobs and spur hundreds of millions of dollars in new investment, with particular benefit to residents living in...

2014-04-23 20:21:12

HONOLULU, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new opinion poll reveals that Hawaiian Electric (HECO) has a significant public image problem: an overwhelming number of Hawaii residents (94%) support more rooftop solar, and 90% believe that HECO is slowing rooftop solar to protect its profits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130828/SF71040LOGO The poll confirms that most residents are very familiar with and supportive of rooftop solar; a third have family members with...

2014-04-23 12:23:43

MUNICH, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar Europe -- Munich, June 4-6, 2014 -- This year's Intersolar Europe Conference kicks off with the Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics 2014-2018, presented by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA). The report, which details the development of the world's photovoltaics markets, was created with the support of Intersolar Europe. On June 2, 2014, the report marks the opening of the Intersolar Europe Conference and also...

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2014-04-23 03:00:03

Tom Abate | Stanford Engineering In the quest to make sun power more competitive, researchers are designing ultrathin solar cells that cut material costs. At the same time they're keeping these thin cells efficient by sculpting their surfaces with photovoltaic nanostructures that behave like a molecular hall of mirrors. "We want to make sure light spends more quality time inside a solar cell," said Mark Brongersma, a professor of materials science and engineering at Stanford and...

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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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