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2014-07-07 12:22:44

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solaire Generation, the nationally recognized market leader for innovative and cost-competitive solar solutions, is proud to announce that for the second year in a row one of its projects is a finalist for the Intersolar Award for Best Solar Project in North America. The nominated project, a 325 kW system completed in November at Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn, New York, took home the top honor at Solar Power Generation, winning the Best...

2014-07-07 08:29:49

DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIPV Markets Analysis and Forecasts 2014-2021 research report addresses BIPV glass, roofing and siding and assesses the prospects for the competing underlying technologies including thin-film, OPV, DSC and c-Si. It includes forecasts broken out by product, application, technology and region expressed in MW and units. This latest report "BIPV Markets Analysis and Forecasts 2014-2021" updates quantitative and qualitative assessments...

2014-07-07 08:22:20

GUELPH, Ontario, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., on Monday, June 30, completed the sale of the 10 MW AC Val Caron solar power plant ("Val Caron") valued at over C$60 million to One West Holdings Ltd., an affiliate of Concord Green Energy ("Concord"). The Val Caron 10 MW AC solar power...

2014-07-03 16:21:37

Integrated Energy Management System Optimizes the Utilization of Solar Power RYE, N.Y., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VARTA Microbattery, a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of an extensive variety of high-technology rechargeable and primary batteries, today announced that VARTA Storage GmbH is featuring the Engion Home solar energy storage system at Intersolar North America, held July 8 through 10, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Compact and powerful, Engion Home...

2014-07-02 16:21:37

ALAMEDA, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blymyer Engineers, a world-class leader in solar energy engineering and America's most progressive engineering firm specializing in renewable energy solutions, announced today the company is exhibiting at Intersolar North American in San Francisco's Moscone Center July 8-10. The company views this event as critical to establishing business relationships in the solar supply chain, both domestically and internationally. With over 550 solar...

2014-07-02 16:21:27

Company targets $0.28/watt, even when manufactured in the United States SAN JOSE, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siva Power, a leader in advanced solar energy, today announced a new technology roadmap that projects the cost of its thin film solar modules dropping to a world-best $0.28/watt. Because of its advanced manufacturing approach, Siva Power's projected costs are geography agnostic, and can be achieved in China, the United States or any other location. The company expects to be...

2014-07-02 15:19:30

Princeton University Research to curb global warming caused by rising levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, usually involves three areas: Developing alternative energy sources, capturing and storing greenhouse gases, and repurposing excess greenhouse gases. Drawing on two of these approaches, researchers in the laboratory of Andrew Bocarsly, a Princeton professor of chemistry, collaborated with start-up company Liquid Light Inc. of Monmouth Junction, N.J. to...

2014-07-01 23:05:36

NRG Energy project includes 19 miles of perimeter fence line and 749,000 solar panels that generate power for 100,000 homes New York, New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 American Integrated Security Group (AISG) has developed a customized solution for NRG Energy’s use at the largest photovoltaic solar plant in the world, the California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR). “AISG was chosen for the CVSR project due to our vast experience in developing security solutions for the energy vertical,”...

2014-07-01 12:23:27

DOHA, Qatar, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Solar Energy (QSE), the largest solar technology development and manufacturing facility in the MENA region, has signed a landmark agreement with Kazatomprom, a multi-billion dollar energy company based in the Republic of Kazakhstan. With this landmark agreement QSE has secured solar grade silicon, the raw material used to make solar panels, at an extremely competitive fixed cost for the next ten years. (Photo:...

2014-06-30 23:15:56

With closing of BrighterSavings™ fund, Brightergy opens up energy efficiency to the same no-upfront cost financing seen in renewable energy Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Solar Energy Industries Association (a trade group) announced recently that 74% of new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in Q1 2014 came from solar energy. While the continuing decline in solar panel prices (95% in the last 30 years) has been a large contributing factor, it has been financial...


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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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