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2014-02-17 16:20:19

DANVILLE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11-year old Dublin Ranch Golf Course (DRGC) Board was in a quandary to control the $21,000/year operating costs for 140,000 gallon pool with surrounding lighting. In addition, the large concrete deck surrounding the pool offered no shade. The association's management company, Common Interest Management Services, Inc., helped the DRGC Board adopt an innovative approach: a solar shade system with over 100 solar panels with micro-inverters...

2014-02-13 23:23:17

Solar Tracker Market report says industry to grow at a CAGR of 15.8% by 2018. Reports on Solar Power Opportunities in Middle East & Eurasia provide SWOT analysis of the top 10 most attractive actual and potential solar markets. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 In the Global Solar Tracker market, rapid technological advancements are one of the major emerging trends. Many vendors are involved in technology development in order to provide better service to their customers and...

2014-02-12 16:22:42

SunEdison and URE Driving Growth of Small to Mid-Sized Solar Market in Georgia BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, and United Renewable Energy (URE), one of the fastest growing solar energy solution providers in the South East, are working together to create new solar opportunities in Georgia. Leveraging the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI), the two...

2014-02-12 12:24:42

U.S.-developed energy storage technology at Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project leads storage revolution for solar industry SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading worldwide developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced that construction of the 110 megawatt (MW) Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project located near Tonopah, Nevada, marked another major milestone by entering the plant commissioning...

2014-02-11 23:23:53

Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement today after carefully reviewing The Solar Foundation’s new state-by-state jobs report. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement today after carefully reviewing The Solar Foundation’s new state-by-state jobs report: “By any measurement, these state-by-state...

2014-02-11 08:22:59

California Solar Jobs Census reports more than 47,000 employed by solar, 20 percent job growth expected in the next 12 months WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- California has nearly five times the number of solar jobs as any other state and solar employment grew by 8 percent in 2013, according to a new California Solar Jobs Census by The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent 501(c)(3) research and education nonprofit. The special California district-level jobs...

2014-02-11 08:22:56

Nearly ninety percent of states increased their solar workforce in 2013 WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The solar industry experienced record-breaking job growth across the U.S. last year, according to The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent 501(c)(3) research and education nonprofit. TSF today released new state-specific numbers that show major solar job gains in both traditional and burgeoning markets. California and Arizona continued to lead the way as the top...

2014-02-11 00:20:26

JA Solar is the first solar company to receive such certification from CQC SHANGHAI, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:JASO) ("JA Solar" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that the performance of the Company's solar modules in extreme environments has been certified by the China Quality Certification Center ("CQC"), China's largest professional certification body. JA...

2014-02-06 23:00:58

Calling it “critically important,” the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is applauding “commence construction” legislation introduced today by Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV). Their bipartisan legislation would allow America’s solar energy companies to make full and effective use of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC). Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Calling it “critically important,” the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is...

2014-02-06 08:24:21

Innovative Design Helps Long-Time Customer Set New Standards for Environmental Building Features BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced the completion of a 306 kW (kilowatt) DC (direct current) solar system for Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn, New York. SunEdison designed the system using an innovative parking canopy structure that collects rainwater while...


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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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