With states struggling to come up with sound policy on distributed solar, researchers try to find commonalities that can help provide insight.
With 287 megawatts of solar leading the way, renewables comprised virtually all the new utility-scale generating capacity installed in the United States in January.
Two solar PV projects totaling 550 MW, in the same area as the recently opened Ivanpah power plant, receive federal approval. Watch for tortoise issues.
A county building in Duluth, Minn., gets three 10 kilowatt systems, two homegrown and one from China, in a test of solar in the northland.
The solar pipeline is brimming with projects under 5 megawatts that can typically be approved and completed within a matter of months.
Farmers in California’s parched Central Valley are using a new solar powered desalination system to give them fresh water to grow crops.
Last week marked the start of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 with the announcement of 20 new collegiate teams selected to compete.
India is planning on building the world’s biggest solar plant, which has the potential to triple the country’s solar capacity.
Attacks against solar across the country by utilities such as Duke need to be rejected pure and simple. These efforts would take us backward.
The Obama administration says utility-scale solar is already 60 percent of the way toward a 2020 hitting a goal of being competitive with conventional sources.
Solar is replacing grid-connected electricity and diesel fuel in powering irrigation pumps in India, increasing efficiency and productivity and saving money.