Solar Energy News
News on Solar Energy continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
3 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com
This type of solar energy plant differs from the normal solar panels that convert the sun's energy directly into electrical energy by light-sensitive semiconductors to be used immediately or stored in large batteries.
7 hrs ago | Denver Post
Chatting with students Thursday at Academy 360 in Denver's Montbello neighborhood, Mayor Michael Hancock made a little confession: he shared in their wonderment regarding solar energy.
12 hrs ago | Manchester Journal
Someday in the future, school buildings in the Bennington Rutland Supervisory Union could get much of their electricity through solar power.
16 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
US investors will help finance a US$480 million solar power project in Myanmar's northeastern Mandalay region, which will ultimately provide up to 12% of the country's power generation, the US Trade Representative and an investment manager said on Thursday.
17 hrs ago | Suria
The use of solar energy in Singapore is set to widen. The Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Education are looking into harnessing this clean energy.
21 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
A U.S investment group has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions.
Mines and Energy Committee Chairman in Parliament, Kwabena Donkor has described as wrong, the government's approach to cut down thousands of trees to install solar panels in the Western region.
In April, David Burke had his first solar panels installed at his house, but with the new power source, he's noticed the change quickly.
In March of this year, Sharp closed its Memphis-based solar panel factory in favor of focusing on its domestic Japanese market.
Rising energy costs and other financial incentives are prompting a growing number of businesses in Middle Tennessee to investigate solar as a long-term alternative energy source.
A community-funded project involving water heaters will pay the $55,000 cost of a 60-panel solar energy system installed on the roof of Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church.
Solar power also comes at a price, and in the case of California's BrightSource Energy plant, the cost may be the lives of 28,000 wild creatures.
Telecom giant Verizon is boosting its solar capacity, building out 10.2 megawatts generated by over 44,000 solar panels manufactured by SunPower.
The solar power industry must overcome difficult technological challenges if it is to be a viable alternative to more conventionally produced electricity.
Work will start next month on a 2.2m project to expand the visitor facilities at Mottisfont Abbey near Romsey as more and more people visit the site.
Blackstone Group LP-backed solar-energy provider Vivint Solar Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday for an initial public offering of common stock.
Celebrating the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, Undersecretary for Energy Mark Sylvia Commissioner) and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner David Cash toured six solar investments across the Commonwealth from sun up to sun down.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:19 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC