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24 A Day in the Solar Work Life
By Mike Koshmrl, Seth Masia and Mary Beth McCabe, DBA
Professionals from different parts of the business share their typical day.
30 Utility-Scale Installations Lead Growth
By Larry Sherwood
Last year marked the emergence of the utility-sector photovoltaic market,
driven largely by state renewable portfolio standards and federal incentives.
34 Solar in Nepal: Small Systems, Big Benefits
By David G. Hill, Ph.D.
Working with local partners, this renewable energy advocate helped
bring light to remote villages.
40 A Call for Comprehensive Planning
By Sky Stanfield
By initiating a broader planning process, cities and counties can help get
distributed renewable energy sited quickly and efficiently.
44 CASE STUDY | By Gina R. Johnson
The Hands-On Energy Classroom
The LEED Platinum Hocking College Energy Institute is a teaching lab,
offering students direct access to advanced energy systems.
COMING IN SEPTEMBER/OC TOBER:
• Perez and Hoff on Solar Resource Myths
• Advances in Solar Forecasting
• A Passive House in Minnesota
• Solar Decathlon Returns
• New Products Preview: Solar Power International
49 SOLAR 2011 Dawns in the Southeast
By SOLAR TODAY Staff
ON THE COVER: In the day-to-day, Allison Gray quantifies the inaccuracies of the surfaces of mirrors, or facets, used in concentrating solar power
(CSP) technologies. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory engineer
helps ensure the nation’s CSP plants operate at peak performance. Story on
page 24. Photo by Dennis schroeDer/nreL.
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