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  • Mosaic, an Oakland startup that funds rooftop solar projects, is now offering Californians and New Yorkers an ... of putting all your eggs in one rooftop solar basket. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... of geothermal and tidal energy, most renewable energy is solar at its root. Wind is caused by the sun heating the air. Biomass stems ... as heat. We'll take a look at PV first. The " photovoltaic effect" -- that certain substances give off electrical energy ...
  • ... with a cover price of $1,995, was not made available to ReWire . Forbes contributor Ucilia Wang writes that in the full report, Metha ... of doing business, including the U.S.This is all gloomy news for investors in solar manufacturers, but it's not so bad for people ...
  • A California company breaks its own world record for photovoltaic cell effiiciency. [scald=37556:kl_image_original_context] Solar Junction's previous record-holder | Photo: Steve ... Bay Area in 2013, it may well make the possibility a reality.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... more electricity than all our new public lands desert solar plants can possibly generate. ... Energy Laboratory suggests that the capacity factor for photovoltaic solar plants runs around 20 percent, while solar thermal ... and two are solar thermal in design. The six PV plants have a total rated capacity of 2,255 megawatts. Multiplying that by ...
  • Add another item to the growing buzz about graphene, which ReWire has covered quite recently: in addition to being a promising candidate ... {"additionalClasses":""}]Superefficient solar cellls down the road? | Photo: Mike Baker/Flickr/Creative Commons ... down the road. Still, it's another fascinating piece of news about an increasingly fascinating substance. ...
  • What would urban solar look like if photovoltaic panels were pretty? [scald=34989:kl_image_original_context] ... after 10 or 15 years.But they definitely have a good idea.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be important ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • First Solar announces it will build an Imperial County solar plant. Is the ... , an Arizona-based company specializing in thin-film photovoltaic cells, announced yesterday that it will be building a ... stated that First Solar was based in Pasadena.]ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • [scald=34492:kl_image_original_context] Photovoltaic Thermal Hybrid system | Photo: Julian/Flickr/Creative Commons ... but people in many places around the world rely on solar energy for heating, using rooftop sunlight to heat water or air. This ... thermal hybrid" (PVT). It's long been known that PV cells lose efficiency when they heat past a certain point; PVT systems use ...

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