Jul 2, 2012
Longer days aren’t the only reason that summer is the best season for solar power. Starting in late May and lasting through October, there are far fewer clouds in the skies over Columbia, which means more sunlight hits rooftop solar panels. The gray line in the above graphic shows how much of the sky is covered each day with clouds, as a running seven-day average.
Jun 15, 2016
Generation of electricity from solar panels depends on time of year, latitude, and atmospheric conditions.
Jun 19, 2013
The energy generated from solar power varies by location, time of year, and cloud cover.
Mar 29, 2017
U.S. wind energy capacity has grown by a factor of seven in the last decade, adding jobs to the economy and slowing the increase of greenhouse gas emissions.