ESolar, a Pasadena-based company, lands a deal that will have it provide technology and assistance in putting up several solar farms in China.
There’s a plan to build a 400 billion euro ($569.1 billion) solar power plant in the Sahara Desert. But even in the early stages of the planning there are already some objections to the project.
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.
The news on solar power in use around the world continues to pour in. Increasingly, individuals, companies, and governments are turning to the sun’s clean energy source for solutions to problems ranging from financial, to environmental, to logistical. Here are just a few of the recent items in the news.
Environmental advocacy groups are voicing their concerns against the proposed Mojave Desert solar farms. They state that solar energy projects are harming the endangered species in the area.
NASCAR might be one of the organizations that have faced the ire of environmentalists, but things are about to change.
Climate change has directly affected the small island state of Tuvalu. The island is only three feet above sea level, and at present their shoreline is already disappearing
Solar projects are feeling the heat from labor unions, pressuring them into using union workers to build solar farms.
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 […]
Large solar power plants can use mirrors to concentrate the sun’s rays. According to one study, these types of solar power plants could generate up to 25% of the Earth’s electricity by the year 2050. The report was made by the environmental group Greenpeace, International Energy Agency’s SolarPACES group, and the European Thermal Electricity Association […]