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The search giant can’t keep throwing around all that money. Google drops a renewable energy program and abandons solar thermal electricity, saying it’s not competitive against...
November 23, 2011, 8:37 AM PST | By Mark Halper
The industrial artistry in these photos of Siemens locomotive skeletons illustrates that steel is highly recyclable. That’s good, because steelmaking emits copious carbon dioxide....
November 23, 2011, 3:45 AM PST | By Mark Halper
Chinese solar manufacturers have retaliated against the U.S. government for its trade complaint against China for allegedly violating global trade rules.
November 22, 2011, 8:24 PM PST | By David Worthington
Franco-American joint venture will magnify sunlight before it hits a photovoltaic panel, intensifying energy and saving rooftop space and land. It’s the latest development in solar’s...
November 22, 2011, 9:44 AM PST | By Mark Halper
The U.S. Labor Department has ruled solar panel maker Solyndra failed because of competition overseas, which means its former workers are eligible for federal aid.
November 22, 2011, 9:30 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
Would you prefer products made via renewable energy? A new certification aims to harness consumer purchasing power for companies who harness the wind, from big banks to building blocks.
November 22, 2011, 4:00 AM PST | By Melissa Mahony
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is asking the U.S. Congress to put aside politics and invest heavily into energy research, presuming that reason will prevail.
November 21, 2011, 6:53 PM PST | By David Worthington
What does a 32-megawatt solar project really look like? Check out these aerial photos of the Long Island Solar Farm, which started delivering power to New York households this month.
November 21, 2011, 1:04 PM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
It’s official. NRG Energy, which specializes in big, centralized power projects, has jumped into the distributed solar market.
November 21, 2011, 11:29 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
Move over Texas. Everything’s big in CHINA. Construction will begin soon on a 1-gigawatt solar farm 165 miles west of Beijing. It won’t be the country’s only one.
November 21, 2011, 7:32 AM PST | By Mark Halper