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  • ... electricity flowing into the grid at noon. The tentative news comes in the form of a graph on the website of the California ... In July, Germany's solar panels set what as far as ReWire can tell is still the world's record output, at 24 gigawatts -- ...
  • ... effiiciency. [scald=37556:kl_image_original_context] Solar Junction's previous record -holder | Photo: Steve ... Area in 2013, it may well make the possibility a reality.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... Germany's way ahead of us, a fact that won't be news to seasoned ReWire readers. And it doesn't look like Germany's in any mood to let us ...
  • Yet another milestone in California's quest to go solar . Also a banner day for the state's renewable goals. ... which in turn turns turbines. The remainder came from photovoltaic panels, which convert sunlight directly into electricity. ...
  • ... 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 ...
  • At 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, the state's big solar plants pumped 5,117 megawatts of power into the ... of California's record this week. It's always good to have a bar to aim for. Thanks, Germany. ...
  • California just broke another solar power record this week: for the first time in its history, more ... megawatts of electricity from the sun flowed into the state's power distribution grid. And that's not even counting juice from ... Wednesday. What's more, it looks as though the state may have blown way past that record Friday, as preliminary figures ...
  • 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 ...
  • Setting solar records in California is getting just a little bit commonplace: so ... capture via California Independent System Operator   ReWire reported sixteen days ago, on February 6, that California had broken ... capacity coming online. Most of that solar capacity is PV : CaISO has started tracking solar thermal's contribution separately, ...

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