Not all buildings on the National Solar Tour are homes with Solar Installed on the rooftop. Take for example the Pixel Building in Melbourne, Australia. This building received the highest LEED score in the world. To see the full article on the Pixel Building go to http://greensource.construction.com/green_building_projects/2012/1207-pixel.asp. Wouldn’t we be so lucky to possibly have [...]
The July/August 2012 issue of SOLAR TODAY is online. See these features, search the digital edition and share articles.
AREDY Summit, in Aspen, CO, is taking place on August 18-20, 2012.
Ever wonder how a solar-powered electric vehicle works? Well, the University of Michigan’s Solar Car Team has been designing these types of vehicles since 1990. The team took home the winning title for the American Solar Challenge on July 21, 2012 which makes them a seven-time champion for this competition. They have also placed 3rd [...]
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. This issue highlights the difference in real-time production when compared to annual averages. The first map illustrates total estimated power output for the month of April 2012. The second shows the average monthly PV power output in 2011.
New Jersey’s generous solar renewable energy credit (SREC) program created such a boom in solar installations that the state surpassed California in new PV capacity during Q1 of 2012.