The solar power industry in Texas is still small, which accounts to just 1 percent of the total electric power produced in the state. Renewable energy advocates say that the state could be the top generator of solar power in the United States within the near future.
On paper, the state of Michigan might be encouraging residents and businesses to install solar power systems with its solar rebate and incentive programs. But the state officials must rethink their property tax laws if they really want to promote alternative energy use in Michigan.
You usually find solar panels mounted on top of carports, rooftops and fields but in the vineyards of Northern California, solar panels are found moored on irrigation ponds. Wineries want to go solar in this part of the state but they don’t want to pull out the vines.
Longtime enemies coal and solar power have finally called a truce: the Xcel Energy power plant near Grand Junction, Colorado, has just implemented the first-of-its-kind solar-coal hybrid approach.
ESolar, a Pasadena-based company, lands a deal that will have it provide technology and assistance in putting up several solar farms in China.
The future looks bright for solar panel manufacturers with next week’s 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to look for climate change solutions.
Great things are happening in Inner Mongolia when it comes to solar power. This Mongol autonomous region located in northern China is becoming a powerful player in the alternative energy sector, and as such China wants to use the region to house various solar farms.
The days of coal being used as the main power source in Upper Kittitas County are coming to an end, thanks to plans for a large solar installation just four miles northeast of the Cle Elum city limits.
NASCAR might be one of the organizations that have faced the ire of environmentalists, but things are about to change.
Schott Solar wants to get a huge share of the U.S. solar power market by making their presence felt in the country. They will unveil a facility on U.S. soil that is capable of producing photovoltaic and solar thermal components. This is good news for everyone. The company is a unit of the German glass […]