09 Mar '12, 3pm

New Solar Power Charts

New Solar Power Charts

yesterday on its website, charts which Shayle Kann presented at the SolarTech Solar Leadership Summit in San Jose, California yesterday. This is mostly stuff that any regular CleanTechnica reader would be aware of, but it’s always fun and interesting to see such information in a visual format, and the charts provide a good summary of where solar power is today. So, here they are, with a quick note preceding each one:

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/03/09/solar-power-charts/

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Does Storing Solar Electric Power as Hot Water Make Sense?

Does Storing Solar Electric Power as Hot Water ...

treehugger.com 09 Mar '12, 12pm

Back in 2009, Lloyd argued that solar hot water should be much more of a priority than solar electric (PV) . The reason fo...

Solar Storms Could Disrupt Power Grid

ecogeek.org 08 Mar '12, 4pm

Geomagnetic storms are triggered by the solar wind of charged particles from a solar eruption which create fields that int...

NBA's Pheonix Suns Get 966 Solar Panels & Other Solar Power Project News (7

NBA's Pheonix Suns Get 966 Solar Panels & Other...

cleantechnica.com 09 Mar '12, 5pm

NRG Energy announced this week [PDF] that it has completed the first two solar energy projects in Haiti it committed to th...

Torresol Energy, part of the new concentrating ...

altenergymag.com 08 Mar '12, 4pm

San Francisco, March 6, 2012 –Torresol Energy, a leading company that promotes the technological development, construction...

Ampulse: Making Solar Cheaper

Ampulse: Making Solar Cheaper

solarfeeds.com 10 Mar '12, 8pm

03/10/2012 from Green Chip Stocks Tweet A new development in the manufacturing of solar panels could not only drive down c...

Concentrating Solar Power Alliance Launched | A...

acore.org 08 Mar '12, 2am

← New York Seeks Waste-to-Energy Proposals Edwards Air Force Base Gets New Solar Power Installation → Concentrating Solar ...

Recharged power Pak

lpga.com 12 Mar '12, 1pm

Balance, perspective give Hall of Famer new outlook on golf, life BY NEAL REID Fifteen years ago, a shy, quiet rookie from...

Germany plans to cut solar power incentives

electronicsweekly.com 08 Mar '12, 12am

The German government is planning to reduce incentives for new solar installations, but the market in the country remains ...

Solar storm headed toward Earth may disrupt power

Solar storm headed toward Earth may disrupt power

straitstimes.com 07 Mar '12, 11pm

The largest solar storm in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that c...

Solar power to the people: Rooftop solar power is a luxury, but a nonprofit called GRID Alternatives is trying t...

Solar power to the people: Rooftop solar power ...

marcgunther.com 14 Mar '12, 2pm

The reason, of course, is that the upfront costs of rooftop solar are high and the complexity of installing panels is daun...

Dot Earth Blog: Postcard from a Solar Rooftop

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Mar '12, 3pm

In this picture I’m standing on the roof of People’s Grocery in Oakland, Calif. with Nikki Henderson, the executive direct...

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One: The Solar Power Plant That Could: Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1), an...

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One: The Solar Powe...

greentechmedia.com 05 Mar '12, 5pm

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1) , an enormous 230-megawatt (AC) solar power plant, continues to rise from the dese...

Space-Based Solar Power

Space-Based Solar Power

theoildrum.com 21 Mar '12, 3pm

Let’s do our own quick analysis. A standard rooftop panel delivers about 10 W per kilogram of mass (slightly better than t...

The Power Generation Portfolio of the Future: Jim Walker remembers when nuclear energy-generated electricity w...

The Power Generation Portfolio of the Future: J...

greentechmedia.com 08 Mar '12, 3pm

Jim Walker remembers when nuclear-energy-generated electricity was going to be too cheap to meter and when a law prevented...

Solar Power Plants Can Stabilize the Grid | Planetsave: When faced with the option of electricity from renewable...

Solar Power Plants Can Stabilize the Grid | Pla...

planetsave.com 03 Mar '12, 5pm

“All technologies that produce power irregularly are a burden on the grid. With new central inverters, power plants with a...