Sunday, March 4, 2012
Miscellaneous “Sun & Shadow” Items - Feb 2012
The following are miscellaneous “sun and shade” and solar energy facts and comments. They were derived from our twitter feed (http://twitter.com/SunPosition or @SunPosition) for the month of February 2012 and some contain links to news articles.
RT @CanadianSIA: RT @InvestOntario: Ontario has the largest-scale commercial solar farm operation in Canada - bit.ly/yRxGhh
Here's a good explanation. Huh, it's because of the sun > Why do we have leap years? cbc.ca - bit.ly/zSSgB0
RT @BradDuguid: Congrats to OSM Solar in Welland - 60 jobs & contributing to ON as global leader in manufacturing for the clean energy industry
Toronto is gaining about 3 minutes of daylight per day in late Feb. Nice!
Winnipeg will hit the 11 hours of daylight mark on March 1st.
Vancouver will hit the 11 hours of daylight mark on March 1st.
Halifax will hit the 11 hours of daylight mark on Monday Feb 27th.
Ottawa will hit the 11 hours of daylight mark on Monday Feb 27th.
Barrie will hit the 11 hours of daylight mark on Sunday Feb 26th.
Toronto will hit the 11 hours of daylight mark on Sunday Feb 26th.
"In just six hours the world's deserts receive more energy from the sun than people consume in a year" - bit.ly/zoqjIv
Idaho Mountain Express: More solar power in Sun Valley? - bit.ly/zk3lCT
Canadian students place third in solar contest - Construction Canada - bit.ly/wixd4E
Green energy doesn't mean installing a solar panel under a tree LOL > Tree shade ruins school safety sign - bit.ly/yUL8fY
Eco-friendly lamps let Muscovites bask in sun amid winter cold - bit.ly/wRubKh
"@ottawastart: Cool photo: "Sunset Ontario Winter" goo.gl/fb/bsqtb" Nice pic. Ottawa sunsets 5:15 to 5:23 pm 2nd week of Feb.
London 2012 Olympics - Sunrise/Sunset Times sunposition-ralphb.blogspot.com/2012/02/london…
India's panel price crash could spark solar revolution > New Scientist - bit.ly/xR7U1o
Ottawa gains 1 hour 22 minutes of daylight per day during Feb. Nice!! sunposition.com/suntables/Otta…
Vancouver gains 1 hour 35 minutes of daylight per day during Feb. Nice!! sunposition.com/suntables/Vanc…
Toronto gains 1 hour 17 minutes of daylight per day during Feb. Nice!! sunposition.com/suntables/Toro…
Solar power less expensive than you think - Construction Canada - bit.ly/AiZVUY