Silver State North in Nevada, the first of many utility-scale solar projects approved for public lands by the Obama administration, begins generating power.
The official dedication took place recently for a 12.5 megawatt (MW) solar farm in New Jersey, the biggest solar project of its kind east of the Mississippi according to its owners.
The engineers and shipping experts at Eco Marine Power aren’t afraid to think way outside the box when it comes to reducing shipping industry emissions. EarthTechling caught up with Greg Atkinson to find out more about the company’s latest solar-hybrid design.
584 days and over 32,000 nautical miles later, the PlanetSolar boat Tûranor returns to Monaco after a global voyage powered entirely by solar energy.
The Solar Strand, an installation evoking the pattern of a DNA fingerprint, is cranking out up to 750 kilowatts of power at the University of Buffalo.
Dye-sensitized solar cells made with protein and low-toxicity dye were successful in tests by K-State graduate student Ayomi Perera, their inventor.
Three universities have teamed up to create a network of observation points across the West Coast and Hawaii to help forecast solar energy patterns.
Solar Trust, which had and then gave up a $2.1 billion federal loan guarantee to build the world’s largest solar power plant, declares bankruptcy.
Eight19 brings off-grid solar power to rural communities with an easy pay-as-you-go system that makes renewable energy almost as simple as sending a text.
U.S. Bancorp and SolarCity announced that they created a renewable energy tax equity fund that would help make the first stage of SolarStrong a reality.
For the first time, the U.S. Army is able to integrate training on green energy systems, said to be life savers, before soldiers head to Afghanistan.
The Commerce Department set preliminary countervailing duties ranging from 2.90 to 4.73 percent on imports of Chinese solar cells and modules/panels.
From rooftops to warehouses to utility-scale power plants, U.S. solar installations hit a record 1,855 MW in 2011, more than double the previous mark of 887 MW.
Twin Creeks Technologies says its Hyperion system creates silicon wafers a tenth the usual thickness, and could cut the price of solar panels in half.