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2013-06-04 16:21:31

Project to use SolarReserve's industry leading solar thermal with storage technology; providing reliable, zero-emissions electricity, day or night SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the approval of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Quartzsite Solar Energy Project located in La Paz County, Ariz. With this authorization, SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of large-scale solar power projects, is proceeding with the...

2013-06-03 08:21:21

GUELPH, Ontario, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has signed a RMB270 million (US$44.1 million) loan agreement with China Development Bank. The loan facility has a fifteen-year maturity, including one year grace period and will be used to finance the construction of a 30MW solar project and its ancillary facility in the western part of...

2013-05-31 23:01:29

After the successful release of the Solar Controller, an intelligently simple device designed to optimize the performance of the Solar Attic Fan, U.S. Sunlight has further improved the technology behind the Solar Controller. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The successful launch of the Solar Controller in 2011 opened up a whole new dimension to the solar attic ventilation industry receiving numerous awards including: “Best of Show” at the 2011 National Hardware Show,...

2013-05-27 12:20:17

Soitec's CPV systems are perfectly suited for the world's driest desert, achieving leading efficiency and passive cooling without water consumption BERNIN, France and SANTIAGO, Chile, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Minera El Tesoro (MET), part of one of the largest mining groups in Chile, has built the first pilot plant in South America with Soitec Solar technology, installing four of its highly efficient concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) systems at a site in Chile's Sierra Gorda...

2013-05-24 23:28:16

Solar Usage Now will be receiving an updated version of the ROTEX hot water storage tank. The tank's outward design and installation properties have been expanded on, making an even more efficient hot water storage tank. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Solar Usage Now will be receiving an updated version of the ROTEX hot water storage tank. The tank's outward design and installation properties have been expanded on, making an even more efficient hot water storage tank. Solar Usage Now produces a solar...

2013-05-22 16:26:42

Technology innovation opens the path to competitiveness breakthrough in PV industry BERNIN, France, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soitec (Euronext), a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, announced today the industry's first four-junction solar cell device, which works under concentrated sunlight, putting the company on the solar-energy industry's technology roadmap at a world-class level of...

2013-05-20 12:21:30

GUELPH, Ontario, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that the Jiangsu Suzhou Intermediate Court dismissed the request by LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) to enforce the arbitration award decision by the former Shanghai branch of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission in the amount of RMB 248.9 million (approximately US$ 40.1...

2013-05-14 08:22:30

GUELPH, Ontario and HANSON BAY, British Columbia, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-Firstcall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has donated solar modules, which are now powering a world-renowned OrcaLab Whale Research Centre ("OrcaLab") on a remote island off the British Columbia coast near Alert Bay. (Logo:...

2013-05-08 17:56:36

CSP with thermal energy storage boosts California electric grid Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have quantified the significant value that concentrating solar power (CSP) plants can add to an electric grid. The NREL researchers evaluated the operational impacts of CSP systems with thermal energy storage within the California electric grid managed by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). NREL used a...

2013-05-02 08:26:02

GUELPH, Ontario, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced selective preliminary results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 and scheduled its earnings release and conference call to discuss first quarter results for May 28, 2013. For the first quarter of 2013, Canadian Solar expects solar module shipments to be in the range of approximately 335 MW to...


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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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