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2014-07-22 08:24:03

Agreement Provides 20 Years of Fixed Energy Pricing BELMONT, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). The power purchase agreement enables SNWA to lock in a significant portion of its energy costs at a fixed rate, providing an effective hedge against future...

2014-07-08 20:21:01

SYDNEY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alinta Energy's full feasibility study into solar thermal generation has reached another milestone this month with the recommendation of an assessment of stand-alone power tower technology at Port Augusta. This recommendation follows the completion of the second stage of Alinta Energy's two-year feasibility study into solar thermal generation at Port Augusta, which comprised the Options Study and Siting Study. The results will see Alinta Energy...

2014-07-03 08:21:31

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and solar energy services provider, completed its acquisition of a 50% ownership stake in Silver Ridge Power, LLC ("SRP") from a subsidiary of The AES Corporation for approximately $178.6 million in cash, after giving effect to certain pre-closing adjustments to the initial purchase price pursuant to the provisions of the acquisition agreement. Through its...

2014-06-24 12:30:40

- Solar offers Texas affordable power with proven and reliable technologies. AUSTIN, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With growing demand for affordable electric power, the Texas Solar Power Association (TSPA) was announced today with the mission to advance the development of solar electric generation in Texas. The organization is comprised of businesses operating in Texas that are focused on retail and wholesale electric market opportunities....

2014-06-23 12:23:20

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Solar Tracker Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/solar_power/global_solar_tracker_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Solar Tracker market to grow at a CAGR of 15.8 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing CUF of solar power plants. The...

2014-06-17 23:00:39

Arizona Accurate Announces Complimentary Consultation On Solar Water Heating Repairs (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Arizona Accurate, the premier Arizona solar water heating company is pleased to announce complimentary consultations in the month of July. Consumers interested in getting a complimentary quote on repairing solar water heaters, can call 602-547-1598 in order to learn more. About Arizona Accurate Dependable service has been our trademark since 1982, when we began providing...

2014-06-17 16:22:44

ST. PETERS, Mo., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) has reached a definitive agreement to acquire a 50% ownership stake in Silver Ridge Power, LLC ("SRP") from a subsidiary of The AES Corporation. Through its ownership in the SRP joint venture, SunEdison will own 50% of (i) 336 MW (megawatt) of solar power plant operating projects and (ii) a 40% interest in the Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West 183 MW solar power facility to be completed in 2016. SRP's...

2014-06-13 08:21:07

BELMONT, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has awarded a master services agreement to NEXTracker, Inc. for the purchase of up to 1.85 gigawatts (GW) of trackers for the company's ground-mounted projects worldwide over the next three years, tied to an aggressive cost reduction roadmap. "NEXTracker has developed a truly innovative tracker," said...

2014-06-10 04:20:55

-The research program will achieve a reduction in costs of solar-thermal technology while increasing efficiency. WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, together with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Colorado School of Mines (CSM), has been selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to...

2014-06-09 16:21:46

New 4160-volt Chromalox DirectConnect systems provide significant installation savings and lower the cost of ownership for multi-megawatt electric process heating systems PITTSBURGH, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalox, a leader in advanced thermal technologies, today announced the availability of DirectConnect medium voltage electric heating systems (patents pending). These systems especially suit multi-megawatt applications in such heavy industries as power generation, oil and...


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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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