Europe’s dominance fell and Asian markets rose, but growth continued across the board as the PV industry generated $93 billion in revenues, Solarbuzz reports.
Despite economic ups and downs, the solar, wind and biofuels industries saw growth in 2011, and 2012 looks pretty good, market analyst Clean Edge says.
Florida’s first utility-scale wind farm gets Palm Beach County approval, but the Sugarland Wind Farm must still prove friendly to birds before proceeding.
University of Cincinnati researchers develop predictive software that monitors wind turbine health, anticipating breakdowns long before they happen.
University of Delaware researchers map out the best areas for offshore wind in the mid-Atlantic to make sure all interested parties can play nice in the water.
Japan’s new feed-in-tariff rates are attractive enough to cause quite a stir for clean-energy investors.
Gustavus College in Minnesota installs solar panels on four campus buildings with funds from an eco-anonymous donor.
Ball State University saves $2 million per year and cuts CO2 footprint in half with the nation’s largest geothermal heating and cooling system.
Utah’s Salt Lake Community College now holds the answers on where the Utah wind will blow – acquiring the Anemometer Loan Program which loans out the tools for assessing a site’s potential for wind.
The West Los Angeles Veteran Affairs Medical Center lowers its carbon footprint with a solar carport project to soak up the hot Los Angeles sun.
Alstrom begins testing of their giant 6MW offshore wind turbine, looking to contribute to France’s goal of 23 percent renewable energy by 2020.