Solar Power

U.S. Schools Go Solar

The report card is in, and thousands of U.S. schools are bringing home straight A’s for going solar. In a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind study released today, America’s K-12 schools have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the… Read More

Verizon Investing $13.8M in New Solar Projects

Building upon the successful launch of its on-site green energy program in 2013, Verizon this year is investing more than $13 million to expand the program at three company locations across New Jersey. This year, Verizon will install 3.5 megawatts… Read More
titan aerospace, solar drone, facebook

Zuckerberg One-Ups Bezos In Tech Drone Wars

Compared to the$19 billion WhatsApp acquisition, this is small potatoes – but far more interesting! Facebook is reportedly spending $60 million to buy a developer of solar-powered drones, which it plans to use to get the Internet and Facebook to… Read More
first solar

Solar Power’s Relentless Push To Greater Efficiency

First Solar is apparently inching toward manufacturing some silicon solar products, but that doesn’t mean the company’s bread and butter, cadmium-telluride (CdTe) cells, are taking a back seat. Not if this news is any indication: a new CdTe cell conversion… Read More
tesla gigafactory

Who Will Get Tesla’s Gigafactory?

Tesla on Wednesday released more information about the planned giant lithium-ion battery factory that has everyone so excited – Elon Musk’s already famous Gigafactory – indicating that it will invest around $2 billion in the plant, with unnamed partners putting… Read More