General Motors installed a Tracking Solar Tree at its Vehicle Operations Facility at Warren, Michigan. GM became the first auto manufacturer to utilize a solar tree, which can generate up to 30,000 kilowatt hours each year.
Photovoltaic solar energy is gaining support from homeowners across the globe because of its benefits. Using solar panels in one’s home will drastically cut the household’s monthly utility bill as well as decrease the family’s carbon footprint.
The Washington Redskins unveiled a solar power installation for its FedEx Field, which is said to be the largest solar power system utilized by a NFL stadium. The switch was turned on during the halftime of last Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley was present, along with other state, local and federal officials, when a solar-powered electric vehicle charging station opened in Bethesda, Maryland. Its solar panels are located at the top of an 18 foot pole.
Hawaiian Electric announced that it teamed up with Electric Power Research Institution to collect and analyze information from a charging station that has photovoltaic solar panels on the roof of a carport.
General Electric is expecting solar power to be cheaper than energy generated from fossil fuel and nuclear reactors. GE attributes the drop in the price of solar power generation to innovations in the industry.
A team of researchers from the University of Michigan discovered a magnetic effect of light that could probably be utilized in the future to generate solar power. This breakthrough can mean the extinction of solar cells.
Power utility companies may opt to own or operate wind generation but they are needed to deliver the end product to the consumers. The American Wind Energy Association wants to understand the needs of wind power utilities so that the AWEA will know how to help them. Profiling the wind power utilities is not an […]
Black Friday is just around the corner. It’s the best time of the year to splurge on solar powered products. Amazon offers various deals this week so that their customers don’t have to stand in line during the actual day. Here are some of the best Black Friday deals from Amazon.com
Solar power is more popular than ever, and that’s especially true in England. Since the feed-in tariff was introduced on April 1st, 2010, everybody wants to get their hands on this newly hot commodity – including scam artists.