Utility-scale solar developers go to court to invalidate a Riverside County, Calif., fee that could cost them millions of dollars every year.
Addressing Japan’s demand for reliable, self-sufficient energy supply, Kyocera and Nichicon join their solar and battery storage expertise in a new home energy management system.
PV keeps getting better: Alta Devices says its panel registered 23.5 percent efficiency, while Semprius, using concentrated photovoltaics, hit 33.9 percent.
Environment California says San Diego has more solar installations and capacity than any other city in California—even beating out much larger Los Angeles.
Solar windows at the Organic Valley cooperative’s headquarters in Wisconsin help save on cooling and lighting, while also generating power.
BASF and Philips are teaming up on a car roof concept made of transparent organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), which may be closer to reality than you think.
Opponents say a study shows duties on Chinese PV would result in big U.S. job losses, while SolarWorld wins a “critical circumstance” ruling from the U.S.
Middlebury College in Vermont is aggressively pursuing its goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2016 by installing an on campus solar farm consisting of 34 solar trackers.
The trend of using clean energy sources to create hydrogen continues, with Areva setting up a demonstration in Corsica that starts with solar power.
The Tûranor PlanetSolar, powered by solar power, set out 18 months ago from Monaco to do what Ferinand Magellan did via wind power in 1519 — go around the world.
An Australian company with plans to build a 2,600-plus foot tower that would use the power of hot air rising to create electricity says it might have funding.
With arrays on the Law School and a parking deck, Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, has commissioned the state’s largest PV system.
The Bureau of Land Management is moving to establish a competitive lease process for wind and solar development on public lands.
With the addition of five new solar photovoltaic arrays in Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Michigan, Ikea has brought renewable energy to 85% of its stores.