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2014-03-06 23:04:25

Revenue will rise with demand as manufacturing costs fall over the next five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Solar Panel Installation industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The Solar Panel Installation industry has sprinted ahead in recent years, driven by rapid technological developments, falling solar panel costs and favorable government policy. The dominant market for the industry is...

2014-03-06 08:24:35

GUELPH, Ontario, March 6, 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 Manufacturer's Life Insurance Company ("Manulife") has agreed to provide C$48 million in construction and term financing to Canadian Solar for the Company's Val Caron solar power project located in Ontario, Canada. The Val Caron project is being acquired by Concord Green Energy Inc....

2014-03-05 23:30:05

Alternate Energy Technologies (AET), a solar thermal industry leader since 1975, announces its new partner collaboration with Energy Conservation Solutions (ECS) to maximize solar thermal adoption. AET will continue its work with its current North Carolina distributor Greensboro Plumbing Supply (GPS), who will educate their current and prospective customer base about the benefits of installing and financing AET solar systems through ECS. Green Cove Springs, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014...

2014-03-05 08:23:32

GUELPH, Ontario, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Highlights -- Solar module shipments were 621 MW, compared to 478 MW in the third quarter of 2013. -- Net revenue was $519.5 million, compared to $490.9 million in the third...

2014-03-01 23:01:05

With the influx of large solar farms being developed in the Ivanpah Valley, developers will need to look at security measures to protect their assets. A wide area thermal surveillance system like HGH Infrared System's Spynel could help in monitoring these vast and remote desert areas. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Last week, the United States Department of the Interior approved two additional solar projects in the Ivanpah Valley area of the Mojave Desert. These two projects...

2014-02-28 23:35:05

On February 18, National Energy Administration, in conjunction with the related officials from the national development and reform commission (NDRC) invited the leading CSP players in China including CGN Solar Energy Development and more. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 On February 18 the National Energy Administration, in conjunction with the related officials from the national development and reform commission (NDRC), invited the leading CSP players in China including CGN Solar Energy...

2014-02-28 23:24:45

The South African economy has been affected by recent power interruptions, highlighting the urgent need for concentrated solar power to improve energy efficiency. London, UK (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Eskom announced a power emergency last week, asking industrial users to reduce consumption by 10% and residential consumers to switch off air conditioners, lights, and non-essential appliances during peak times. Experts highlighted that with the introduction of a large number of renewable...

2014-02-26 23:25:42

Namibian utility NamPower is the implementing agent for the execution of a new feasibility study to establish a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant with storage in the country. London , UK (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 NamPower and the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) are working on the feasibility of a CSP plant of at least 50 MW with storage. The final plant specifications will be confirmed through the feasibility study. As Margaret Mutschler, Head of Generation Projects at NamPower...

2014-02-26 23:22:55

It may only have had a capacity of 14MW but the iconic Solar Energy Generating Systems I (SEGS I) project in California commissioned in 1984 lay the foundations for a rich tradition of CSP to follow. London - UK (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Daggett based project is a far cry from the 459ft landscape-dominating Ivanpah towers which now mark the Mojave Desert. However the project bought by Cogentrix Energy in 2009 was the first step in a defining line of CSP projects. In an interview with...

2014-02-26 08:22:37

GUELPH, Ontario, Feb. 26, 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 Natixis, New York Branch/Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, New York Branch/Cooperative Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A./"Rabobank Nederland', New York Branch ("Natixis") will provide the Company with up to C$ 52 Million, in non-recourse, construction plus term financing. The...


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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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