TITLE

THE POWER OF SUNLIGHT

AUTHOR(S)
Quinn, Barbara
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Mar2007, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the commercial solar system of Microsoft Corp. at its Silicon Valley Campus in Mountain View, California. It is considered as the Silicon Valley's largest commercial solar system that produces 480 kilowatt to power a portion of the company's campus. The 31,000-square foot grid-connected technology has been provided by the PowerLight Corp. with solar panels from SunPower Corp. Such technology is said to be applied by other system designers on a variety of projects, including the 12-megawatt Gut Erlasse Solar Park, which is considered as the world's largest solar electric power plant in Bavaria, Germany. It is inferred that solar power is integrated into electricity profiles, although photovoltaic power systems in the U.S. are commonly supplied on residential roofs.
ACCESSION #
24356115

 

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