Solar Power

Cimarron Solar Project

Ted Turner Turns His New Mexico Solar On

Electricity for as many as 9,000 Western homes will now come directly from the sun, thanks to the 30 megawatt (MW) capacity Cimarron Solar Project in Colfax County, New Mexico. The project, which recently came online, is the first of… Read More
Wind Turbines

Federal Agencies Team On Forecasting

Sure, it’s helpful to know what the weather is going to be like if you’re planning a picnic. But when it comes to many types of renewable energy projects, accurate weather forecasting is more than helpful–it’s also essential to maximizing… Read More
disaster relief solar structure, Envision Solar LifePort

Solar Carport Does Disaster Relief Duty

Disaster-stricken areas often need more than temporary structures for secure housing. They need power, too, for cooking, and for pumping and purifying water, and to help provide medical services. So it’s not difficult to understand why Envision Solar, which does… Read More
Cincinnati Zoo solar canopy

Cincinnati Zoo Gets Solar Canopy Parking

The whole idea behind a zoo is to celebrate and preserve Earth’s biodiversity, right? Makes sense, then, that a zoo ought to try hard to operate in a sustainable way – as the Cincinnati Zoo certainly seems to. The zoo… Read More
OFIS Solar Building 1

A Futuristic Solar Office For Slovenia

It’s a solar-powered office building on the scale of a campus–or even a miniature city–that looks something like a cross between a video game environment and a packing form. This innovative project was designed by OFIS Architects for Eles Electro… Read More
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Wells Fargo May Fund Chinese Solar In US

That old Western stagecoach in the logo of Wells Fargo is seeking a sunny future for U.S. solar, it seems, by helping some friends from overseas. The bank has signed a strategic agreement with Baoding Tianwei Group that could lead… Read More
Llasa Tracking Solar Project OSolar

Solar Panels Inch Closer To Top Of World

10 megawatts of solar power capacity at a very high elevation? That’s the word from OSolar, which has announced the successful installation of a utility-scale, single-axis tracking solar installation in Lhasa, Tibet. The project, which was commissioned by Longyuan (Beijing)… Read More