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2014-03-31 08:34:41

New technology has potential to alleviate world poverty OTTAWA, Ontario, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In crypto-currency, Bitcoin is king, and since its inception, entrepreneurs and innovators have honed their skills and processes, trying to find the most efficient and cost effective methods of mining. Bitcoin currency is created by solving complex math problems, and until now, ASICs have been the most effective method of mining. An ASIC is an integrated circuit designed to...

2014-03-28 16:21:11

More than 200 experts and market participants discussed the role of America's East Coast states in the U.S. solar energy market at the first Intersolar Summit in New Jersey. During the course of these discussions, the lawmakers all agreed that continued success can only be achieved by working together with the energy providers. PFORZHEIM, Germany and EDISON, N.J., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pioneering role of the State of New Jersey in the solar energy boom of the entire East...

2014-03-28 08:21:53

MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ground-breaking decision today, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruled in favor of solar as a cost-competitive energy source for Minnesota-based Xcel Energy. On the heels of a long competitive resource acquisition process, Geronimo Energy's Aurora Solar Project was selected by the PUC to fill a portion of Xcel's future generation needs. "We are very pleased to have been part of this unique process and to show that solar...

2014-03-27 08:26:51

GUELPH, Ontario, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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., has completed the sale of Little Creek, a 8.5 megawatt ("MW") AC solar power plant valued at over C$53.0 million to a BluEarth Renewables Inc. subsidiary ("BluEarth"). This is the first of four planned solar projects being...

2014-03-26 23:31:11

San Luis Obispo-based business offering an extensive line solar installation and repair services. http://www.electricraftinc.com/ San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Substantial tax credits extended through 2016 and a decrease in the cost of materials, means now is a great time to start thinking about San Luis Obispo solar panels, according to Jeff Rudd at Electricraft, Inc. “It’s already 2014, so there are only a couple more years to take advantage of the tax credits for...

2014-03-26 23:27:35

The solar data provider will be exhibiting its services at the 2nd Chilean Solar Conference & Exhibition in Santiago this May. London - UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On the 27th and 28th May Santiago will host the CHILESOL 2014 conference, which covers both utility scale solar technologies: concentrated solar power and photovoltaic. It will also feature a solar focused exhibition which GeoModel has joined this week. The opportunities for CSP development in Chile will be discussed by key...

2014-03-25 16:22:48

Key Milestone for Company's Joint Venture to Sell, Manufacture and Install SunPower C7 Solar Concentrator Technology in China SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced the sale of more than 70 megawatts (MW) of cell packages to the Huaxia Concentrated Photovoltaic Power Co., Ltd., joint venture (JV) in Inner Mongolia, China. These packages will be used for the...

2014-03-25 16:22:24

Vermont Legislature votes to quadruple net metering cap SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced yet another win for rooftop solar: the Vermont Legislature voted to increase the state's solar net metering cap from 4% of a utility's peak load to 15%. The bill, H. 702, is headed to Governor Shumlin's desk for signature and represents the eighth straight victory for solar net metering in 2013 and 2014....

2014-03-24 23:26:35

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Photovoltaic Generator Market in India 2014" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse full report - http://www.researchmoz.us/photovoltaic-generator-market-in-india-2014-report.html. Albny, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 A report titled Photovoltaic Generator Market in India 2014 states that the renewable energy sector is gaining prominence in India. With the country facing a continuous shortfall in the supply of...

2014-03-24 12:23:14

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CPV Consortium, a global industry organization that supports the development and long-term success of the Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV) industry, announces the final weeks to register for CPV-10: the premier technical conference in the areas of high- and low-concentration PV components, modules, and tracker-based CPV systems. The conference will take place from April 07 - 09, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Albuquerque, New...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.