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Solar-thermal power plants in the U.S. are less likely to kill birds than cars, cats or mobile-phone towers, despite reports that say the facilities pose a significant threat to avian life.
Tesla Motors and other manufacturers have set their sites on achieving lower lithium-ion battery costs through economies of scale, which should enable power storage systems for solar energy.
Thanks to a $1.6 billion green energy loan from the feds, pilots are being blinded by glare as they fly over the Mojave Desert.
Researchers at Michigan State University developed a new type of solar panel that is almost completely transparent.
A human resources manager who worked at SunEdison Inc. for nearly 11 years alleges in a lawsuit filed last month that the company passed her over for promotions and demoted her because of her sex and age.
Chief executive Michael Fraser said the company would cut prices by between eight and nine per cent on average and by more than 12 per cent for Victorian customers of its Powerdirect subsidiary as it passes on savings from the removal of the tax.
RGS Energy, a solar power installation company, said Tuesday that it's appointed Dennis Lacey as its new CEO, succeeding Kam Mofid, who the company said has "departed to pursue other interests."
Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other clean power sources.
Steam rises from the stacks of the coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, Wyoming in this file photo taken March 14, 2014.
It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface.
The opening of the world's largest solar energy plant, located in Nevada, was a thrilling moment for many, but not for the birds that fly over it.
Sudbury-designed solar power system to have major field test - Photo-voltaic cells to provide clean energy will be deployed off Maltese coast Sudbury-designed solar power system to have major field test - Photo-voltaic cells to provide clean energy will be deployed off Maltese coast An innovative and energy-smart concept to harness clean solar ... (more)
SunShare LLC, founded in 2011, has grown rapidly by building "community solar gardens" along Colorado's Front Range.
A solar cell that resembles a flower is offering a new take on green energy in Japan, where one scientist is searching for renewables that look good.
Since regular readers know my main concern is the city of Dallas, this is the sort of thing that makes me really jealous and that I want to see us immediately But a story yesterday by our Wendy Hundley made me realize again some of the - let's call them setbacks - of suburban living.
A Tory environment spokesman who accused Merton Council of cooking-up inflated figures on solar panel investment was sent out-of-date figures by the coucil's chief executive, it has emerged.
Three utility-scale solar farms - the first half of a $100 million investment - have been brought online in North Carolina.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 02:29 am
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