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7 Main Types of Photovoltaic Systems

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Some of the Basics of Solar Electric Systems

Finding a way to decipher the different types of solar power systems in todays myriad of online articles can be daunting and confusing to say the least. Much of the public think that you have to have batteries in order to have solar power, this is untrue, as a matter of fact most residential solar systems being installed today are “grid tied” or “grid connected”, without batteries. No batteries required!

Photovoltaic systems can be configured in a variety of ways. This post describes the 7 main types of configurations and Check Out The Rest of “7 Main Types of Photovoltaic Systems” →

“Clean Coal” Looking More Like a 21st Century Dinosaur

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Written by Tina Casey at Clean Technica

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seems to be making up for lost time when it comes to enforcing the Clean Water Act. That includes closing the door on mountaintop coal mining, also known rather delicately as mountaintop removal. In reality there is nothing delicate about it. The practice Check Out The Rest of ““Clean Coal” Looking More Like a 21st Century Dinosaur” →

Spray-On Solar Cells — New, Inexpensive Nanoparticles Lower Solar Cell Manufacturing Costs

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Originally published on sister site Green Building Elements. Relatively inexpensive, easy-to-manufacture, nanoparticle-based solar cells can be created with materials that are abundantly common throughout the Earth’s crust, according to new work from… […]

HUGE: V3Solar Spin Cell = 8 Cents/kWh

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HUGE: V3Solar Spin Cell = 8 Cents/kWh (CleanTechnica Exclusive) (via Clean Technica)

Quite frankly, if the company’s numbers are correct, this could be the biggest solar news of the decade (or even a greater timespan). And CleanTechnica got the inside scoop — due to our sincere passion for helping the world. As a quick refresher, we’ve covered V3Solar before, back when the name…

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Think Tucson for Hands-on PV Training in February | Solar Energy International

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This company SEI (Solar Energy International) is the business that provided the text book for my first PV Course,, I can say for sure that if you are in the Tucson Area and are looking for top notch training this is the school that you want to attend!!

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