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2014-01-20 10:33:27

[ Watch the Video: Tapping The Sun's Energy In New Ways ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Like a beautiful piece of music being played on an out-of-tune instrument, conventional photovoltaic material (PV) used to capture solar energy is slightly out of tune with natural sunlight. A new system being developed by researchers at MIT looks to correct this dissonance by using sunlight to heat a high-temperature material that then radiates an optimal wavelength of...

2014-01-16 23:24:56

Lufft USA Provides Meteorological Monitoring Technology for One of the Largest Solar Farms in the U.S. - Test Units Available to Industry and Government Upon Request By Calling 1-888-519-8443 Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Lufft USA, Inc., a global manufacturer of high quality, precision weather monitoring solutions for industry and government, and Trimark Associates, Inc., a provider of measurement and communications solutions for the electric power industry, today announced...

2014-01-16 16:21:20

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovateus Solar LLC, a worldwide installer of commercial and industrial solar power systems, installed the solar systems at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium to launch the first phase of the institution's clean-energy initiative. The solar firm was an integral part of an energy construction project headed by global energy management company Schneider Electric. The project consisted of the rooftop installation of 913 photovoltaic solar panels on...

2014-01-16 08:20:25

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Space Technologies (Vanguard) announced that it supplied mission-critical components to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for the THAICOM 6 communications satellite that was successfully launched aboard a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, FL today. The THAICOM 6 satellite provides communication services to Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Southeast Asia and Africa. (Photo:...

2014-01-15 23:24:31

SolGreen signs deal with 3fficient for distribution of its Evodia SmartTable in North America. The Evodia is the first-of-its-kind solar-powered, lighted patio table powering monitors, laptops, tablets, phones and other small devices day and night, completely off grid. Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 How many times have you wished you could work on your laptop or tablet outdoors but needed power? Now anyone searching for a power outlet and a comfortable, covered place to sit...

2014-01-15 08:22:52

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading smart solar solutions provider has announced the completion and grid connection of a 276 kWp rooftop PV system in Amman, Jordan for a university by its wholly-owned subsidiary ET Solutions AG ("ETS"), together with its partners Eco Engineering and Energy Solutions ("EcoSol") and Spirea GmbH ("Spirea"). In cooperation with EcoSol, the project has been constructed on the roof of the biggest indoor...

New Solar Energy System May Provide Power 24 Hours A Day
2014-01-15 07:08:36

[ Watch the Video: How To Get 24 Hours Of Solar Power ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While solar power has long been considered a viable alternative to fossil fuels, a limited number of daylight hours has kept it from becoming a 24-hour source of electricity. Now, researchers from the Energy Frontier Research Center at the University of North Carolina have reportedly developed a system that converts the sun’s energy into hydrogen fuel that can be stored for...

2014-01-14 23:23:52

Solstin’s Law at Solstin.org predicts 15% annual price drop for Solar PV modules. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The cost-decline of solar PhotoVoltaic (PV) has surprised most, even the optimists within the solar industry. Economy of scale and oversupply has been factors, but there is another underlying trend. Solar power is free. Conversion, distribution and storage are the costs. Since 1955, the cost of PV conversion has been trending downward, year-after-year, with no sign of...

2014-01-13 23:04:09

Alpha Install improves facility with HVAC improvements, interior updates, a planned electric vehicle charging station and the rooftop mounted solar panels that will change the energy performance of the building. Pittsboro, NC (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Two years ago Alpha Install made the choice to relocate its operations to Pittsboro. The company purchased the old Chevy dealership on Highway 15-501 and proceeded to work with Mayor Randy Voller, the Town of Pittsboro, the Chatham County...

2014-01-10 16:20:37

TULARE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sundale Vineyards, a premium grower of a dozen varieties of table grapes announced the ground-breaking of its 1.13 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic system. Cenergy Power, a top commercial solar integrator in California, has been tasked with the engineering and installation of the large solar system which is currently being constructed over 4 acres of ground area directly south of the facility's cold storage and packing plants. The solar...