In celebration of Armed Services Day, the Solar Energy Industries Association today released a first-of-its-kind report detailing how innovative solar technologies are helping the U.S. military meet many of its critical functions from security and battlefield readiness to cost savings and efficiency.
At first glance, it appears that the Florence Avenue branch of U.S. Bank has just installed carports for its customers.
Those advocating for more solar power in Minnesota are celebrating the Legislature's new mandate requiring investor-owned power utilities to increase by 1.5% the amount of power they generate from solar by year 2020.
General Motors has added four new solar photovoltaic solar projects to its Warren Technical Center campus located in Warren, Michigan.
On Friday, May 17, the Live Oak School District will celebrate completion of solar power installations and lighting efficiency upgrades at its six schools by dedicating a solar-shaded garden bench to the late Bernard "Barney" Bricmont, former member of the Live Oak School District Board and long-time supporter of solar and sustainability projects ... (more)
Solar energy sounds like a dream, but buying and installing the equipment necessary to harness the power of the Sun can be expensive.
Clovis Unified flipped the switch Friday on phase 1 of its new 5.9-megawatt solar power system.
Stateside military bases are generating 130 megawatts of solar energy - a modest amount that's only enough to power 22,000 homes, but still a step the solar power industry says is improving national security.
Siemens says it would make sense to build solar power plants in sunny countries in Europe rather than in cloudy ones.
Bristol, Tennessee's Holston View School was in need of a new outdoor classroom and now they have more than just a classroom outdoors.
The Moapa Paiutes are celebrating the advent of solar power and the beginning of the end of coal power in southern Nevada.
NASA's In-Space Validation of Earth Science Technologies program has funded a team led by Lars Dyrud, a scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md., to develop a miniature instrument that will measure the amount of solar energy reflected by Earth and the amount emitted to space as infrared radiation or heat.
Forget Tesla . Musk's roof-top firm SolarCity is now the nation's largest residential solar installer Elon Musk's electric car and rocket ship ventures may score the headlines --but SolarCity, his rooftop photovoltaic company, is proving the market leader of a booming business.
Scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy 's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have reported the first fully integrated nanosystem for artificial photosynthesis.
The Sun has unleashed four massive solar flares in two days, each emitting energy equivalent to a billion hydrogen bombs.
Researchers at SUNY Buffalo are working on a new generation of liquid solar cells that may one day be as cheap as paint.