National Climatic Data Center

May 2014 Was The Hottest May On Record

While not technically a clean-technology story, the fervent need for such technology would not be as necessary if not for the continuing planet-wide warming trends, making the news that May 2014 was the hottest May on records a big deal. According to the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), a part … [continued]

Solar Radiation Database Updated

  The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and collaborators released a 20-year updated version of the U.S. National Solar Radiation Database, a web-based technical report that provides critical information about solar and meteorological data for 1,454 locations in the U.S. and its territories. The updated … [continued]