With states struggling to come up with sound policy on distributed solar, researchers try to find commonalities that can help provide insight.
Facebook has reportedly bought a company that’s developing high-flying solar-powered drones that could help spread the Internet.
Why is solar power becoming more viable? Because of things like this: First Solar has pushed the efficiency of its cadmium-telluride cells to a record 20.4 percent.
Tesla Motors outlines plans for its giant lithium-ion battery factory, naming Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas as possible locations.
Tidal stream energy development might have its best chance of going big-time with the MeyGen Project in Scotland.
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.
Clean energy sources accounted for over half of Europe’s primary energy production in 2012, according to data just released by the EU.
“The Solutions Project” by Stanford’s Mark Jacobson (with help from actor Mark Ruffalo) points the way to an all-wind, water and sunlight future for every state in the union.
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.