New Solar Study Examines Data From 200 Ground Stations on Six Continents


Renewable Energy World Editors


Finland-based Vaisala last week released a paper that compares observational data from nearly 200 ground stations across six continents with satellite-derived irradiance records from five different versions of the company’s global solar dataset.

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Solar Industry Growing at a Record Pace

Solar energy in the United States is booming. Along with our partners at GTM Research and The Solar Foundation, SEIA tracks trends and trajectories in the solar industry that demonstrate the diverse and sustained growth across the country.

6 Signs The Big Global Switch To Solar Has Already Begun


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China has installed 20 gigawatts of new solar power just in the first half of this year. This achievement beats analysts’ expectations by a wide margin. China wants to add 20 GW of new solar every year for the next four, but apparently could do twice that.

Keri Helmer, Project Assistant, Renewables


Center for Sustainable Energy

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