• 3 minutes Australian power prices go insane
  • 7 minutes Wind droughts
  • 11 minutes  What Russia has reached over three months diplomatic and military pressure on West ?
  • 4 hours GREEN NEW DEAL = BLIZZARD OF LIES
  • 1 hour Is Europe heading for winter of discontent with extensive gas shortages?
  • 5 hours Hopes Are Dashed For International Oil Companies In North Iraq
  • 34 mins "The Global Digital ID Prison" by James Corbett of CorbettReport.com
  • 2 days Changing Gazprom ADRs to Russian shares
  • 17 hours 87,000 new IRS agents, higher taxes, and a massive green energy slush fund... "Here Are The Winners And Losers In The 'Inflation Reduction Act'"-ZeroHedge
  • 23 hours Oil Stocks, Market Direction, Bitcoin, Minerals, Gold, Silver - Technical Trading <--- Chris Vermeulen & Gareth Soloway weigh in

Alternative Energy / Solar Energy

Thin-Film Solar Panels, Riding Out the Turbulence

Jun 04, 2012 at 17:58 | Charles Kennedy

Thin-film solar is attractive for a number of reasons; from the fact that it is more environmentally friendly to produce, to the low cost of manufacturing these much lighter weight…

Japanese Solar Market about to Boom

Jun 04, 2012 at 17:40 | Daily Energy Report

Last year, the Japanese government announced the creation of a national feed-in tariff (FiT) for solar, joining Germany and China in creating robust public policy to drive deployment of renewable…

Serbia to House World's Largest Solar Farm, But Investment Climate Flounders

May 29, 2012 at 17:48 | Charles Kennedy

While Serbia prepares to build the largest solar park in the world, tax revenue incentives and European Union policy initiatives rather than a public desire to go green help to…

Solar Trade Wars: Victory for US Manufacturers, Loss for Solar Overall?

May 23, 2012 at 17:36 | Charles Kennedy

Solar manufacturing lobbyists have won the latest round of a trade war with China, but the entire solar industry could pay dearly for a victory that could see heavy US…

Do Anti-Dumping Duties on China PV Panels Make Any Sense?

May 21, 2012 at 14:13 | Gary Hunt

“Low Prices, Always Low Prices” that is the tag line of one of the world’s largest retailers. That may be why Wal-Mart is one of the world’s largest retailers. But…

Proof that the Solar Industry is on the Brink of a Huge Expansion

May 11, 2012 at 09:11 | Climate Progress

A new report from the prominent global consulting firm McKinsey shows why solar photovoltaics have hit a tipping point.As the economics of solar PV continue to improve…

The US Solar Revolution: Sometimes Smaller is Bigger

May 09, 2012 at 19:28 | Charles Kennedy

Solar, wind and geothermal power sources accounted for only around 1.5 percent of US energy consumption last year, but a number of factors are merging to make solar a more…

Solar Cells that can be Painted or Printed Onto Materials

May 01, 2012 at 22:49 | Brian Westenhaus

Scientists at USC think they have the material made of nanocrystals that could be painted on surfaces for making a solar cell. If the team gets to commercial market, the…

New Nanotechnology That Turns Windows Into Transparent Solar Panels

May 01, 2012 at 22:45 | Energy Digital

Our modern world is consuming energy at insatiable rates. The high-tech complexity of contemporary society has created a demand for energy resources that are both easily accessible and infinitely available,…

Nanotechnology Could Make Original Solar Technologies Obsolete

Apr 26, 2012 at 17:29 | Energy Digital

The solar scenario over the last few decades has historically been dominated by silicone-based solar cells. Today, over 80 percent of the manufacturing infrastructure around the globe is dominated by…

NASA Take an In-Depth Look at Space Based Solar Power

Apr 13, 2012 at 16:28 | Brian Westenhaus

NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program has started a Phase I effort to explore the overall viability and advance the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) for an orbital power station…

Solar Insanity: Why is Obama Obsessed with Solar Energy?

Feb 12, 2012 at 19:59 | Daniel J. Graeber

The U.S. Energy Department is throwing a lot of money at solar power recently, with California seemingly getting the bulk of the federal money. President Obama last year set some…

Is a Solar Energy Revolution Just Around the Corner?

Feb 07, 2012 at 12:27 | James Burgess

India’s “Solar Mission” to install 20,000MW of solar power by 2022 has recently had a boost following the news that electricity from solar power is now cheaper than that produced…

Sunny Dubai to Make Large Investment in Solar Power

Jan 18, 2012 at 18:23 | John Daly

The Middle East has two things in abundance – oil and sunshine. Seeking to capitalize on the latter, Dubai’s Supreme Council of Energy has presented plans for the 1,000…

The Different Ways in Which Solar Energy can Power the World

Jan 17, 2012 at 20:08 | Tom Murphy

Who hasn’t enjoyed heat from the sun? Doing so represents a direct energetic transfer—via radiation—from the sun’s hot surface to your skin. One square meter can catch about 1000 W,…

Investing in solar power in - Russia?

Jan 16, 2012 at 21:46 | John Daly

Investing in Russia since the 1991 collapse of Communism has always attracted a different breed of financier, with the most basic requirement being a cast-iron stomach. For those brave enough…

How the Sunflower can Revolutionise Solar Power Plants

Jan 11, 2012 at 17:24 | James Burgess

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants are probably the most technologically advanced and efficient form of generating solar energy on a large scale. Currently there are only a handful in the…

Who Will Survive the Coming Solar Energy Meltdown

Jan 11, 2012 at 17:14 | MasterResource

“Without these subsidies … ‘On-grid PV,’ would be virtually non-existent. It only exists because the solar industry lobbied government officials to compel citizens to purchase this otherwise non-economic energy source.”…

BP Closes its Solar Business After 40 Years

Jan 07, 2012 at 08:53 | Energy Digital

After 40 years, BP exits its solar business in the face of fierce competition. Are they to blame? If "BP" is short for Beyond Petroleum, it will have to change…

World's Largest Solar Park Comes Under Fire From Ukranian Tabloid

Jan 01, 2012 at 20:41 | John Daly

Austrian solar company Activ Solar GmbH has completed the final and fifth 20 megawatt phase of the photovoltaic Perovo Solar Power Park, bringing the facility’s capacity to 100 megawatts. According…

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News