In an important move toward clean energy, the Oregon state legislature recently passed a bill called the “Clean Energy and Coal Transition Plan” that will wean the state off coal completely by 2030. This huge step shows that the U.S. takes its carbon reduction commitment seriously and paves the way for more states to follow suit with clean energy plans of their own. Read the rest of this entry »
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a report on February 22, 2016 regarding new energy sources built in the U.S. in 2015. According to the report, more new solar PV systems were installed than natural gas plants across the country for the first time in history.
For a nation that has historically relied on coal, natural gas, and other fossil fuels, this is a big moment for several reasons. Read the rest of this entry »
The new RBI solar calculator app is available for free download from the App Store. The solar shading app helps users to determine the post to post distance and inter-row spacing in the field using smart phones and tablets. Users can enter the geographical location, tilt-angle and solar module height. This app calculates the post to post distance and inter-row spacing based on the input data.
“RBI Solar respects customer privacy and does not store or share any of the entered data,” said Harman Kaur, Marketing Director. “This app is designed to calculate the inter-row spacing for commercial and utility scale PV projects. Soon this app will be available on Android.”