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Read SOLAR TODAY’s March Issue!

SOLAR TODAY‘s March issue is online. Read the full issue, search by key word and share articles. Click here to go directly to the …

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PV Generation Potential for May and June

The PV Power Map is a report of national solar resource availability as illustrated by the monthly energy output of a nominal 1-kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic (PV) system by location. The May and June maps illustrate the Great Lakes dampening effect commonly seen in warmer months. By dampening cloud formation, the Great Lakes’ cold water results in greater solar potential than other regions, such as the Eastern seaboard.


3M Parabolic Trough Solar Collector

The largest parabolic trough solar collector in the world has been installed at Sunray Energy facility in Daggett, California by innovation leaders 3M Renewable Energy and Gossamer Space Frames.

Solar-Responsive Design Series

Find articles from Norbert M. Lechner’s solar-responsive design series, introduced in the November/December issue of SOLAR TODAY.