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.
The solar-module trade war is growing hotter, with new salvos fired by both sides.
From California, a beautiful home goes solar and it doesn’t get in the way of the aesthetics of the home.
Solar system installed early 2012 and here is the June monthly update on the system.