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.
SolarWorld installed solar power modules at Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden Center for Sustainable Landscapes, which is located in Schenley Park. The installation can generate up to 125 kW from 250W Sunmodule solar panels that were placed on the roof and on the ground.
Developers of the Blythe Solar Power Project in California switched from solar thermal technology to photovoltaic solar panels. This is one of the similar changes made by large-scale solar power plants.
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.
First Solar Inc. and China Power International New Energy Holding Ltd. announced that they will work on solar energy projects in the United States, China and other markets across the globe. First Solar is one of the leading U.S. solar panel manufacturers.
Google is determined to help make the planet greener. They seek solutions that would change how things are operated, spark innovation through research work, and opportunities for future projects. Google knows that it is a learning process and with each answer it discovers leads the company closer to sustainable world.
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.
According to a study conducted by the Queen’s University, it found out that nuclear power is not feasible and we should focus on solar energy instead. This is seen in the current situation at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. There has been a threat of a meltdown about the country was hit by an strong earthquake […]
Ontario aims to phase out its coal power plants within five years according to the Canadian province’s new Green Energy Act. Canada is one of the highest carbon gas contributors among major economies.