Solar News

China to boost development of photovoltaic power technology – CCTV

China to boost development of photovoltaic power technology
CCTV
China will accelerate the technological and industrial upgrade of photovoltaic power and speed up elimination of outdated capacity during 2016-2020, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA) solar power development plan for the next five

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Maine regulators seek middle ground in residential solar incentives – Press Herald


Press Herald

Maine regulators seek middle ground in residential solar incentives
Press Herald
HALLOWELL — Homeowners with solar-electric panels would be compensated for the power they produce at a full retail rate for 15 years, but those who wait until 2018 and a period after to go solar would see the credit gradually reduced over time. That
PUC Approves Revised Solar Power IncentivesMainePublic.org
LePage, Democrat criticize new rooftop solar rulesFox Business
Maine Regulators Approve New Rooftop Solar RulesWABI
Bangor Daily News
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Storing solar power increases energy consumption and emissions, study finds – Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Storing solar power increases energy consumption and emissions, study finds
Phys.Org
Homes with solar panels do not require on-site storage to reap the biggest economic and environmental benefits of solar energy, according to research from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. In fact, storing solar
Israel Builds World's Largest Solar TowerVoice of America
El Salvador Awards Solar Project At 4.955¢ Per Kilowatt-HourCleanTechnica
Solar, wind energy soar at expense of coalPaducah Sun
The Australian –The Union of Grass Valley –ETEnergyworld.com
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Solar Products

Renogy – E.FLEX – Portable Monocrystalline Solar Panel Charger with USB Port (5 Watt)

Renogy - E.FLEX - Portable Monocrystalline Solar Panel Charger with USB Port (5 Watt)

  • HIGH EFFICIENCY – The built-in monocrystalline solar cells give maximum efficiency and the new auto-optimization charging feature allows for a continuous charge the moment you are back in the sun.
  • NO CHARGE DELAY – You can move this charger in and out of the sun and it will automatically determine your charging requirements and recover without any charge delay for your devices.
  • ULTRA THIN – This charger only weighs 8.7 ounces, making it easy to transport.
  • EASY ATTACHMENT – Includes carabiners and 4 suction cups for convenient traveling and set up.
  • PORTABLE – Super lightweight backup charger that won’t leave you stranded. Keep one in the car or backpack just in case.

The Renogy E.FLEXP5 is the perfect companion to the off-grid traveler. With a water-resistant and durable exterior, this panel can go anywhere you do! It uses auto-optimization charging which allows for automatic continuous charging once back in sun light. For flexibility with mounting, two carabiners and four suction cups are included. You can attach your E.FLEX for hands-free hiking or make your very own window charger. Charge any portable USB device with this convenient new power source!

Specifications
Rated Power: 5W
Cell Type: Monocrystalline
Cell Efficiency: 22%
USB Port: 5V, 0.96A (Peak)
Solar Panel Surface Material: ETFE Laminated
Fabric Material: Oxford
Dimensions: 10.3 x 6.3 x 0.16 in
Weight: 5.6 oz
Operating Temperature: -20°C to 70°C

Price: $ 29.99