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2013-08-20 23:02:52

In Indianapolis, Indiana the IND Solar Farm at the Indianapolis International Airport has introduced unique opportunities to local businesses. Several Indianapolis metropolitan-based organizations such as the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA), the City of Indianapolis, GES, Telamon Corporation, Johnson Melloh Solutions, Cenergy Power and Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) have partnered in bringing the IND Solar Farm to fruition. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) August 20, 2013...

2013-08-20 16:21:19

Low-interest SunPower Solar Loan Allows Eligible Homeowners to Own their Solar Power System Outright with No Up-front Costs SAN JOSE, Calif. and MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and global energy solutions provider, today introduced the SunPower Solar Loan for homeowners in Australia. Affordable payment options are designed to help customers finance a high efficiency, residential SunPower solar system over time, as...

2013-08-20 08:21:55

CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2013. Second Quarter 2013 Financial and Operating Highlights -- Solar module shipments were approximately 647 MW during the second quarter of 2013, representing a sequential increase of 64.6% from the first quarter of 2013 --...

2013-08-17 23:02:07

Innovative Solar Systems has become the #2 solar farm developer in North Carolina. The company has grown from developing 1 to 2MW size projects to current projects ranging from 20-100 Megawatts. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 Innovative Solar Systems, LLC has quickly become the number two solar developer in North Carolina within their first two years in business. The company started out developing solar farm projects in the 1 to 2 megawatt size and has now grown to developing...

2013-08-15 16:21:16

OAKLAND, Calif. , Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungevity, a recognized leader in the global solar market, issued the following statement in response to news reports that the White House is installing solar panels this week: "Sungevity applauds President Obama for upholding his commitment to renewable energy by putting solar panels back on the White House. Solar is fast becoming America's most popular home improvement, and we are very pleased to see the First Family follow the...

2013-08-13 23:28:37

SHEC Energy Corporation beats estimates in achieving an 89% cost reduction in solar energy collection, making base-load solar power competitive against coal. Saskatoon, SK (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 A government granting organization recently completed a month long technical due diligence of SHEC Energy’s new Ultra Lite solar technology, demonstrating a materials cost reduction of 89% over its previous generation technology. The company estimated over a year ago that it may be able to...

2013-08-12 12:22:50

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arista Power, Inc. ("Arista Power" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ASPW) has received an order valued at $574,000 for a 166kW solar photovoltaic (PV) array from Stan's Harley-Davidson dealership in Batavia, New York. Stan's Harley-Davidson is a second generation retail and service dealership occupying a 28,000 square foot facility on the north side of Batavia, New York. The solar system will be comprised of more than 600 American-made solar...

2013-08-09 23:20:47

Tucson Custom Solar and Leisure kicked off the 2013 summer solar Tucson season with a new website dedicated to providing local residents with the latest information on solar technology and solar electric options for homes and businesses. The company, founded in 2007 by Tucson-native Jeff Shoemaker, specializes in solar pool heating, solar hot water heaters, and solar panel installation in the Tucson area. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Tucson Custom Solar and Leisure kicked off the...

2013-08-08 23:24:27

Bay Fastening Systems discusses the benefits of building homes that make more power than they consume. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 On August 8, Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, discusses the benefits of constructing ‘Zero Net Energy’ buildings following a July 24th article by Time.com titled “Building Homes That Make More Power than They Take.” ‘Zero-net energy’ residences, which are able to generate more energy over a...

2013-08-08 23:22:54

AGRION, the global business network for energy, cleantech, and sustainability, will convene industry professionals on August 27th to tackle cost barriers preventing wide-scale solar power implementation. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 It is no secret that the cost of solar power has plummeted by a significant amount in recent years, with as much as a 39% price decrease in just the past two years. Some companies have adopted retail sales techniques that automate and simplify 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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