News tagged with solar radiation

Engineers give solar power a boost

The growing popularity of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across the United States has made it more important to maximize their power input. That's why UC San Diego environmental engineering professor Jan Kleissl is working ...

Jan 11, 2011 4.4 / 5 (5) 10 | with audio podcast

New method for reporting solar data

A straightforward new way to calculate, compile, and graphically present solar radiation measurements in a format that is accessible to decision makers and the general public has been developed by researchers at the University ...

Jan 11, 2011 not rated yet 0

Earth is getting dustier, model suggests

(PhysOrg.com) -- If the house seems dustier than it used to be, it may not be a reflection on your housekeeping skills. The amount of dust in the Earth's atmosphere has doubled over the last century, according ...

Jan 05, 2011 4.5 / 5 (11) 6 | with audio podcast