Google added another green badge on its sleeve with its announcement of a new $75 million investment that would help homeowners install solar power systems. This is the search giant’s second investment into residential solar installations.
Solyndra’s problem has resonated across the solar power industry. Its filing of bankruptcy was followed by a FBI raid of its office.
During the opening of the fourth annual clean energy conference, Senator Harry Reid unveiled the plan for the first ever hybrid geothermal and solar plant. This would combine two of the most popular renewable energy sources in Nevada in a single power plant.
The Department of Energy will be funding high efficiency, low cost solar energy projects through its new SunShot initiative funding.
The US federal government cut billions of dollars that used to fund the research and development of solar power technology but reports show that investments in renewable energy around the world increased by up to 32 percent to $211 billion.
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.
According to a study made by researchers from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, solar panels have more advantages than just generating clean energy to the household.
A Japanese construction company Shimizu Corporation wants to change how we look at the moon at night. One of its concepts that it said can benefit future generations is the Luna Ring.
A huge solar power plant is being built in a desert in southeastern California. BrightSource Energy is the developer of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System that is capable of generating 392 megawatts of solar thermal power once it is completed.
Once the Cincinnati Parks Solar Power Project is complete, it will have the largest number of solar arrays in the State of Ohio. The solar power project involves installing solar panels in twelve different parks and structures all over the city. The project consists of 586 235-watt Sharp solar modules and once completed, will provide […]