Check out this sustainable ice-cream vending vehicle that keeps treats cold with solar energy.
Even electric bikes have a carbon footprint, since they depend on electricity most likely supplied by fossil fuels or nuclear power. But not the one-of-a-kind SolarCross mountain bike.
Singapore’s newest waterfront garden will feature a spectacular manmade forrest that will provide more than just shade.
Worldwide shipments of PV modules reached record highs in 2010, and more growth is forecast as the market shifts to Asia and the United States through 2015.
In addition to providing clean, renewable energy, new research shows solar panels can also keep buildings cool, reducing climate-control cost and waste.
Suntech says it won the contract to supply solar panels for the 150-MW Mesquite power plant, but most will be made in China, not at its new Arizona facility.
Princeton University says government backing makes a 5.3 MW capacity solar installation viable, and hopes to begin work on the project this summer.
The U.S. has announced $27 million in funding for projects under “SunShot,” an effort to drive the price of solar power down to around $1 a watt.
For the first time, researchers have come up with a way to produce a microchip that can run directly off available light, with no battery needed.
A Chinese company says it will blanket a new transportation hub with 36 acres – yes, acres – of photovoltaic panels, producing 10 megawatts of power.