The Chinese warn that solar-panel tariffs could spark a “lose-lose” trade war, and SolarWorld takes shots at China’s environmental record.
Various sites around Colorado are being considered for solar gardens that would create clean energy and educate locals about renewable energy and energy efficiency.
SolarWorld and other domestic solar companies are filing complaints with the federal government, seeking relief from alleged Chinese illegal trade practices.
With so many companies in the solar game, this controversy may well be just a small hiccup along solar’s path to becoming a major source of America’s electricity.
Solar lights installed by SELF in Haiti are making a huge difference in security and safety in the sprawling camps of people displaced by the January 2010 earthquake.
The Logitech K750 Wireless Solar Keyboard for Mac looks to use solar energy to deliver a happy wireless Mac typing experience. We find out how well it does.
Every one of the Solar Decathlon homes is an off-the-grid space ship capable of eliminating carbon emissions or surviving the collapse of the power grid, depending on your view of the principle challenges of the 21st century.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu, in this interview with energyNow, talks about the federal government’s plan to improve the outlook for clean energy in America.
SolarCity seeks an extension to keep alive its still under review $275 million federal loan guarantee to install rooftop solar at U.S. military bases.
Besides making it energy efficient, the University of Maryland’s WaterShed tackles the issue of water conservancy in their 2011 Solar Decathlon entry.
NRDC’s Cai Steger argues that the failure of one loan guarantee should not call into question the effectiveness of government support for clean energy or green jobs.
California farmers and ranchers lead the nation in use of solar power. At the same time, government renewable-energy mandates have added pressure for conversion of productive farmland for utility-scale solar energy projects.
The bankruptcy of solar manufacturing star and federal loan guarantee winner Solyndra, besides slashing green jobs, also sets off a solar firestorm in D.C.
The field is set for the biennial World Solar Challenge, the nearly 1,900-mile solar car race across Australia’s Outback, from Darwin to Adelaide.