Solar energy involves the use of heat engines and photovoltaic solar panels for electrical generation. Applications includes space heating and cooling, distillation and disinfection of potable water, daylighting, water heating and industrial purposes.
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
Your window might be an unlikely place to plug-in your smartphone, but a team of designers has made that possible with a novel take on the portable charger.
1 | April 29, 2013 7:31pm |
Has the photovoltaic industry's agonizing four-year run of squeezed profits and bankruptcies ended? And will people still buy as the cost climbs?
45 | April 24, 2013 3:41am |
Terrestrial Energy's safe, liquid reactor could be ready in eight years.
10 | April 23, 2013 4:55am |
Swiss giant ABB paying big bucks for - an inverter maker? This isn't pinup stuff, but it could be rock solid business.
April 22, 2013 8:53am |
The $204 million whopper is part of a renewable energy push.
11 | April 22, 2013 4:35am |
Solar power added twice as much to the grid in the first quarter of 2013 as it did in all of 2012.
7 | April 22, 2013 3:10am |
Can a new project aimed at concentrating sunlight bring solar power back in fashion?
3 | April 22, 2013 2:38am |
The number of Americans working in the solar industry has doubled in three years. California now employs more solar workers than actors. Find out which states lead the nation.
7 | April 18, 2013 12:56pm |
Creating a renewably powered grid is easy compared to crafting a new regulatory framework that will make utility investors whole during the transition.
20 | April 17, 2013 3:00am |
MELBOURNE -- Part of a global network of coworking spaces, a thriving outpost in Australia is driving innovation through diversity.
April 17, 2013 2:30am |
It took the Curiosity eight months to get to the Red Planet. The Fusion Driven Rocket could slash journey time and open up space travel.
11 | April 12, 2013 3:51am |
Has the solar trade dispute between China and Europe crossed a line?
2 | April 9, 2013 10:48am |
James Hansen has been campaigning against global warming for decades. He retired as boss of NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies this week, giving lift-off to his latest call for nuclear.
20 | April 5, 2013 3:41am |
U.S. natural gas prices are rising, while wind and solar are growing rapidly. The global transition to mostly renewable grid power may now be unstoppable.
45 | April 3, 2013 3:00am |
Tesla just announced that vehicle sales have exceeded targets. It will soon pay back government loans.
12 | April 1, 2013 10:22am |
Centralized power grids are becoming less reliable. That means a growing market for microgrids.
1 | April 1, 2013 10:08am |
Think solar energy is clean? Researchers want to make it cleaner.
2 | March 25, 2013 1:34pm |
Apple is working to make a cleaner cloud.
1 | March 22, 2013 10:47am |
The United Arab Emirates has lots of oil. So why is it investing in the world's largest solar power plant? The answer's simple, really.
11 | March 19, 2013 12:53pm |