Latest Solar systems Stories

exoplanet sun wobble
2014-09-16 04:19:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It would seem like a star couldn't be affected by anything less than another star, but new evidence from Cornell University reveals that "hot Jupiters," or large gaseous exoplanets, can cause their host stars to wobble as the planets wind their way through their own solar systems to snuggle up against their suns. "Although the planet's mass is only one-thousandth of the mass of the sun, the stars in these other solar systems are...

2014-09-11 08:23:49

Leading Residential Solar Company Continues Raising the Bar with Industry-Leading Practices that Ensure High Quality Customer Experience SAN FRANCISCO and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, and SolarBuyer, a major provider of diligence and quality assurance services for the solar industry, today announced their collaboration on a comprehensive program for further managing and improving solar...

2014-08-25 23:03:21

Verizon Communications Inc., a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers, today announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable and affordable solar energy. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts (MW) of new solar systems at eight Verizon facilities located in five states, including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York....

2014-03-03 16:22:46

Vivint Solar Continues to Expand as New Sales and Operations Offices Open PROVO, Utah, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, the second largest U.S. residential solar provider, announced today it has completed three new tax equity transactions, enabling the funding of approximately $280 million worth of solar systems. The terms and financial institutions involved in these financings were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130806/LA59260LOGO "In 2013, we...

2014-01-27 23:02:27

With today’s release of The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 With today’s release of The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement: “When it comes to the U.S. economy, solar is continuing to create...

Electrifying Exoplanets With Stellar Winds
2013-06-04 11:10:37

John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When scientists began seeking out planets outside of our solar system, they anticipated seeing systems much like our own. Small, rocky worlds orbiting a couple of astronomical units from the host star, with the gas giant planets orbiting farther out. After all, much effort had been given to explaining how a solar system such as ours would form. Only, this is not what has been found. Many solar systems are constructed...

2012-10-26 04:00:52

The portable, dependable and unfailing sCharger-5 and sCharger-12 that are designed and built in the USA to the same high standards as commercial solar systems have been upgraded with higher efficiency industrial grade mono crystalline solar cells. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 This is what our reviewers say about our sCharger5 and sCharger12: “It is a very well made unit, not cheaply made at all”. “Buy this made in USA product if you want something that...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'