Government agencies discussed at WREF 2012 that they are now working with private companies like Xcel on developing the solar market and weather forecasting.
Financing for a solar array is often difficult to obtain and buying outright is difficult for many homeowners, so why not community solar asks WREF2012.
A few days after the U.S. Department of Commerce imposed a 25 percent tariff on wind turbine towers made in China, and two weeks after announcing a 31 percent tariff on silicon solar cells and modules made in China, another set of Commerce officials, representing the United States at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in […]
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. Comparing monthly maps makes it possible to see how irradiance and associated PV system power output vary over time from region to region, often with unexpected results. For example, compare January and February solar resource availability on the eastern seaboard with the Gulf Coast.
Rural solar electrification is important to women around the world and to the entire world says workshop at WREF 2012.
For the first time at WREF2012, introduced, Ignite a type of presentation that limits the number of PowerPoint slides to twenty, and auto-advancing every 15 seconds, resulting in a 5-minute presentation. I noticed the sessions were hit-or-miss and I suspect that many of us were out of our comfort zone and reacted in asymmetric ways to the […]