Science http://knau.org en Local company launches new product that could be important part of solar energy's future http://knau.org/post/local-company-launches-new-product-could-be-important-part-solar-energys-future <p>It’s a cold morning in Flagstaff and the sun is still low in the winter sky.</p><p>Business partners Ryan Holtz and Jim Corning have positioned a photovoltaic panel to face southeast.</p><p>When they plug it in, a digital monitor starts measuring the amount of energy being produced by the sun.</p><p>“Wow. 159 watts, 160, cool,” says Jim Corning, a partner in Plug and Play Solar Kits of Arizona. “Now, we’re out from behind the cloud a little more. 178. Part of the fun is messing around with these things and getting them pointed right and seeing the output.”</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Shelley Smithson 24267 at http://knau.org Local company launches new product that could be important part of solar energy's future