In an effort to decrease the demand for conventional fossil fuel energy sources, Sunset Valley, Texas, offers a solar water heater rebate to residents that can be used to supplement Austin Energy’s rebate.
The renewable energy industry in New Jersey is booming thanks to financial incentives the government offers and the lack of state regulations regarding the industry.
Solaren hopes to raise enough money to develop a solar farm that will orbit in space. That’s just a portion of the total budget that runs in the billions of dollars, as a single rocket costs $150 million.
Santa Barbara County commissioners urged Edison Mission Energy to proceed with its planned 45-megawatt commercial solar project installing ground-mounted solar modules on agricultural land in Cuyama.
North Carolina’s latest solar power farm was officially opened last wekk near Roxboro. It is located on a 5 acre facility in Person County Business and Industrial Center. To further lessen environmental pollution, Progress Energy will use sheep to trim the grass on the property.
Solar Impulse was unveiled recently in Switzerland and is said to be the world’s first operational solar powered plane. It has the wingspan of Boeing 747 and yet it weighs less than a compact car.
A number of companies and research teams are developing on the possibility of harnessing the sun’s energy from space. One of these companies is PowerSat.
When people talk about solar power, they usually are referring to the photovoltaic type. But there’s another type of solar power and it’s starting to gain some ground over its photovoltaic power. This is concentrated solar power, or CSP solar energy, which is the solar energy that’s generated when one concentrates sunlight onto a small […]
The University of Buffalo and the State Power Authority are set to embark on the largest ground-mounted solar power project in the state of New York. They announced plans to install 5,000 solar panels in the North Campus grounds. This project will have a huge impact on the campus. Once the facility reaches full capacity, […]
Ikea has recently come out with a new solution for outdoor solar powered lighting. The Ikea SOLIG light series consists of outdoor lights which are run on solar power. Each light in the Ikea SOLIG light series contains a solar panel which absorbs solar energy during the day, storing power in a small internal battery which is […]