September / October 2013
VOLUME 27, NO. 6
Creative Arts, Creative Solutions
By Mike Nicklas, FAIA
Intense energy, water and air-quality demands called for creative design solutions at an arts building in Western North Carolina.
Sun’s the Limit: Solar Heat for Industrial Applications
By Alison Mason and Kevin Boxer
Intense reliance on heat presents massive opportunity for concentrating solar thermal technologies to reduce carbon emissions.
California, Here We Come!
By Richard J. King
Solar Decathlon 2013 heads west to bring its award-winning competition — and a clean-energy exposition — to new audiences.
Artificial Intelligence, Real Solar Water Troubleshooting
By Dave Menicucci
Novel technology “learns” how to identify problems, creating new ways of understanding a system’s grid impacts.
Stand Together with ASES
PV Power Map
PV Generation Potential for April and May
SolarCity Introduces Commercial Roofing Product
Fronius Offers Online Monitoring Portal
Power-One Adds Three Aurora Inverters
Silevo Triex is First 355-Watt, 72-Cell Module
AllSun Offers Tracker Pallet System
SMA Introduces Three-Phase, Transformerless Inverter
Enphase Delivers More Power with New M250
Caleffi Introduces iSolar LTE Controller
Ingeteam Launches Megawatt Inverter
Robot Automates Two-Axis Trackers
OutBack Introduces FLEXcoupled AC Coupling System
DECK Debuts Residential Solar Monitoring
Rennsteig Offers Battery-Power Crimper
SunEarth ThermoRay Collectors
Solar Loses a Powerful Advocate in Udall
Viewpoint: At Last, Georgia Sees Value in Solar
By Shan Arora
Obama and the Clean Air Act
By Robert Ukeiley
Big Hydro Threatens Rainforests
By Rona Fried, Ph.D.
Inspecting Tilt-up Towers
By Mick Sagrillo
Solar Industry Volunteers Build Array For Key Haitian Hospital
By Seth Masia