Solar Power

Moth Eyes Provide Path To Better Solar

Nature, again, appears to be the best teacher. A few months ago we reported on MIT researchers who were taking cues from the photosynthesis process to develop photovoltaic cells with regenerative properties. Now, scientists in Japan have been inspired by… Read More
Solar Power

Arizona Solar Plant Gets $967M DOE Loan

Central Arizona‘s construction industry is about to get a boost–not from rebounding home sales, but from a massive 290 megawatt (MW) capacity photovoltaic solar generating facility in Yuma County expected to create 400 construction jobs. The project’s sponsor, NRG Solar,… Read More
Georgia Solar Farm

Georgia Gets On Solar Power Bandwagon

We cover plenty of solar developments in California and Arizona, but Georgia? Not so much. That’s why we’re happy to report that ESA Renewables and Suniva will be teaming up to build a 1 megawatt (MW) solar farm located approximately… Read More
Solar power

Jersey Home To A Solar Powered Mega Mall

The Garden State is growing a whole lot of solar power these days, and recently, Glimcher Realty Trust announced plans to construct the largest single-roof solar system in North America at its Jersey Garden outlet mall in Elizabeth, New Jersey.… Read More
powerlines

2010 Cleantech VC Investments Mostly Up

The numbers on cleantech funding from 2010 have come in via Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy research firm, which recently released its 2010 report on merger and acquisition (M&A) and funding activity for specific cleantech sectors. The upshot?… Read More

Perdue Gains 10 Football Fields Of Solar

Perdue is big on agribusiness, and now it’s going big on solar, too. The company recently entered into a 15-year power purchase agreement with Washington Gas Energy Services (WGES), which will purchase the energy produced by more than 11,000 solar… Read More
Pure Power Advisor's Solar FIT Fund

$100 Million Pops Up For California Solar

Thinking about developing a 1.5 to 20 megawatt (MW) ground-mounted solar project in the state of California? Financing may now be available through the just announced Pure Power Advisors’ California Solar FIT Fund, a new $100 million tax-equity investment fund… Read More