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.
After very tough times, some top-tier solar manufacturers are sensing a revival thanks to surging demand from China and Japan.
The remnant of failed solar manufacturer Solyndra seeks $1.5 billion in damages, alleging Chinese solar companies conspired illegally to put it out of business.
Digger deeper, the U.S. Commerce Department finds Chinese solar companies benefited from cheap electricity and other illegal subsidies.
The roof of the world is the venue for a new off-grid solar project by the Chinese energy firm Trina Solar. The company has just announced plans to create a 2.1 megawatt solar farm in the Naqu region of Tibet.
Actor Patrick Dempsey and Trina Solar team up to bring solar to communities in need and spread awareness around the benefits of solar energy.
The Chinese company Trina Solar says its 156-by-156-millimeter, 60 cell module reached 274 watts peak, which it believes to be a world record.