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Ken Oatman
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The electric utility industry’s central criticism of distributed solar is that it creates a “cost shift” from rooftop solar customers to non-solar customers. This isn’t entirely true because most solar customers cover the cost for utilities to serve them, thus shifting no costs.
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Syrian artist Tammam Azzam and his personal Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss” on war-torn building in Syria
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Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to global manufacturers, Chinese company Trina Solar is planning to set up a facility over the next...
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The world is changing and the US is no longer the land of opportunity it once was. Four simple reasons why young Americans should work overseas.
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I'm hoping I still get the opportunity to do so!
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Always nice to have a look at our insolation resource:
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+Vikram Solar is first-to-market with this advanced, busbar-less cell technology, "Metal Wrap Through". Advanced aesthetics are just a bonus!
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This is a new type of back-contact solar cell just now commercially available, made by +Vikram Solar, a Tier-1 PV module manufacturer from Kolkata, India. This Metal Wrap Through (MWT) technology is more efficient in two ways: 1) More photons hitting the cell surface for more power and 2) Less Time Induced Degradation for improved LCOE. The laser cut circuits replace traditional bus bar technology and luckily look really cool (it was a big hit at +Intersolar North America last week!) This is a 270 Watt poly, but we can also fabricate 300 Watt monos. Thanks to +Solar Power World for the video.
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Excellent. Would love to see stuff like this used as architectural cladding if suitable ROI of course. My Solar World panels are working beautifully and power my Leaf ... the 'plan' is working in 'best case' fashion. Skeptics will come around eventually. 
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Edward Hopper's depictions of modern American life are full of loneliness, regret and boredom — emotions that, 70 years later, social media seems to have heightened. But Nastya Nudnik has fun with that in her series Emoji-nation.
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    Head of Business Development - Americas, 2014 - present
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    Central Regional Sales Manager, 2012 - 2014
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