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2014-09-29 08:24:51

AllEarth Renewables Installs 366 of Its Innovative Solar Trackers SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AllEarth Renewables and Claire Solar Partners have announced the completion of a 2.2MW solar tracker farm in South Burlington, Vt. JA Solar provided multi-crystalline 260 watt PID resistant modules for the project. The project is the largest in North America to utilize distributed inverters and dual-axis trackers to maximize production. Claire Solar utilized 366...

2014-09-26 08:22:05

CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it was selected to supply 11.7 MW of modules to customers' ground-mounted solar PV plants in the emerging solar markets of Turkey and Ecuador. The agreements demonstrate the company's ongoing progress in executing its geographical diversification strategy. The solar plant located...

2014-09-25 23:11:48

Baker Electric Solar is pleased to announce the launch of its new consumer-friendly mobile responsive website. The new site is designed to be easily viewed on multiple and varied devices as well as PCs and Macs. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Baker Electric Solar, a San Diego-based solar company that designs, builds and installs photovoltaic solar power systems across Southern California, is pleased to announce the re-launch of its website. Redesigned with today’s...

2014-09-25 23:10:03

Cities across California each have different permitting fees and wait times making the experience of switching to solar vary drastically across the state. The 'Solar Ease Index' ranks the state's best and worst cities. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 A new study shows how cities across California rank in making the switch to solar easy for homeowners. The Solar Ease Index, released this week by Complete Solar, reviewed permitting fees and wait times and show a huge...

2014-09-24 23:06:08

An industry leader in manufacturing organic food and supplements, renewable energy, and clean water products has launched a new, revolutionary brand. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Representatives with BNatrl (https://www.bnatrl.com) announced today that it has officially launched a new brand called: “Off Grid.” Off Grid includes the company’s alternative energy and water products, with products designed to help provide off-the-grid solutions for clean power and...

2014-09-24 16:22:13

On Project Completion, One-Third of Total Campus Electricity Demand will be Served with Carbon Neutral Energy DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, Davis and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) plan to build a 16-megawatt, ground-mounted solar power plant that is expected to generate 14 percent of UC Davis' electricity needs. The university anticipates that, when the plant is completed in 2015, more than one-third of total electricity demand on campus...

2014-09-24 12:23:36

Project Is First Under Solar 4 All(TM) Program Extension BORDENTOWN, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) today marked the start of construction on a 10.14-megawatt-dc (MW-dc) solar farm on the capped Parklands Landfill. The project, part of PSE&G's Solar 4 All program, will transform 40 acres of landfill space into a clean energy producing solar farm, capable of powering nearly 2,000 average-size homes annually. The Parklands Landfill...

2014-09-24 12:22:23

Revolutionary EV charging station with integrated solar BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumos Solar, a Boulder, Colorado based design-centric solar company, is excited to announce the introduction of their SmartPark Solar EV Charging Station, featuring the new GSX Glass-Glass Frameless Module System. SmartPark will revolutionize how solar and EV charging are integrated. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148183 Solar and EV charging is a natural fit....

2014-09-23 23:10:17

Progress Solar Solutions, LLC has been issued both a device and method patent (US 8,833,985 B2) for mobile, solar powered light towers; solar and wind powered light towers; and solar hybrid light towers that are powered by solar with a built in backup AC (e.g. generator) or DC power source. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The towable, solar powered light plants utilize high efficiency LED lights for all types of outdoor lighting applications. The portable, solar light carts have a...

2014-09-23 12:23:59

DALLAS, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Evolution and Economics of Solar PV Cells 2014 market research report spread across 75 pages and specifically targeted at industry professionals like power utility strategists, energy analysts, research managers, power sector manufacturers, power developers, investors in renewables systems and infrastructure, renewable energy developers, energy/power planning managers, energy/power development managers,...


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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'