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Scientists Inch Closer to the Holy Grail of Clean Energy

Scientists Inch Closer to the Holy Grail of Clean Energy

Recent breakthroughs in nuclear fusion…

Alternative Energy / Solar Energy

Europe Is Stockpiling Chinese Solar Panels At Record Levels

Jul 21, 2023 at 13:26 | Alex Kimani

The global energy crisis triggered by Russia's war in Ukraine exposed Europe's extreme vulnerability due to the continent's over-reliance on Russian energy commodities, especially natural gas. Europe responded with overkill,…

Could Renewable Energy Inverters Become A Threat To U.S. Grid Security?

Jul 21, 2023 at 08:44 | ZeroHedge

America’s increasing reliance on intermittent power sources and batteries is creating novel risks, according to grid specialists who testified before Congress on July 18. Many of…

European Warehouses Are Overflowing With Chinese Solar Panels

Jul 20, 2023 at 08:17 | Rystad Energy

Chinese-manufactured solar photovoltaic (PV) panels are piling up in European warehouses, with approximately 40 gigawatts-direct current* (GWdc) of capacity currently in storage – the same amount installed across…

Are Rocks The Future Of Solar Power Collection?

Jun 30, 2023 at 07:52 | Brian Westenhaus

The next generation of sustainable energy technology might be built from some low-tech materials: rocks and the sun. Using a new approach known as concentrated solar power, heat…

Why Clean Energy Stocks Lost Out Last Week

Jun 27, 2023 at 08:14 | Alex Kimani

Over the past decade, the green and socially-responsible investments, aka ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing, has emerged as one of the biggest investment megatrends in modern times. For…

Solar Silicon Prices Hit Rock Bottom Amid Overproduction

Jun 20, 2023 at 10:18 | ZeroHedge

Spot prices for the main ingredient in solar photovoltaic systems are crashing hard and fast, fueled by a glut in China's solar panel…

Scientists Report Breakthrough In Disruptive Perovskite Solar Tech

Jun 15, 2023 at 08:26 | Brian Westenhaus

A research team from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) made a breakthrough by developing an innovative multifunctional and non-volatile additive which can improve the efficiency and…

Polysilicon Price Surge: A Challenge For Emerging Solar Markets

Jun 14, 2023 at 08:14 | Oxford Business Group

With high energy prices and supply chain disruptions creating shortages of key renewable energy components and materials, emerging markets are reassessing how to build out utility-scale solar power to accelerate…

Smoke Causes U.S. Solar Power Generation To Plunge By 50%

Jun 09, 2023 at 10:08 | Charles Kennedy

Smoke from Canada’s wildfires is preventing solar panels from catching sunlight, and solar power generation in the northeast United States is tumbling by more than 50% as a…

5 Solar Stocks For Long-Term Gains

Jun 09, 2023 at 08:27 | Alex Kimani

Over the past two years, solar manufacturers have been hampered by supply chain disruptions including increasing material costs for polysilicon. Indeed, last year, Rystad Energy estimated that rising equipment and…

Canadian Wildfires Trigger Unprecedented Solar Energy Decline

Jun 09, 2023 at 07:37 | ZeroHedge

For the sake of solar power, let's hope Canada can bring its rampaging arsonists to heel. That's because the shroud of smoke that covered much of the Eastern…

Booming Solar Industry Has An Unresolved Waste Problem

Jun 07, 2023 at 08:44 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Solar power installations are leading a surge in renewable energy capacity, and solar additions are set to account for two-thirds of the increase in global renewable power capacity this year,…

The Race For Solar Power From Space Is On 

May 31, 2023 at 12:33 | Tsvetana Paraskova

In the latest ambitious project to use solar energy in space for powering the earth, a public-private Japanese partnership plans to test as soon as in 2025 if…

The UK Is Installing Rooftop Solar Panels At A Record-Breaking Pace

May 30, 2023 at 09:07 | City A.M

More residential and small-scale commercial rooftop solar power installations are expected to be made this year than ever before, stimulated by the high cost of grid electricity. If the current…

More Money Will Flow Into Solar Than Oil For The First Time

May 26, 2023 at 14:26 | Alex Kimani

The amount of capital investment flowing into the solar sector is poised to overtake the amount of investment going into oil production for the first time ever in…

How The Renewable Boom Can Counter Energy Poverty In Rural Areas

May 19, 2023 at 09:51 | Felicity Bradstock

As the world undergoes a green transition, governments around the globe have the potential to develop new energy hubs and diversify beyond traditional fossil fuel-rich regions to create a new…

The Massive Solar And Wind Waste Problem

May 17, 2023 at 14:07 | Felicity Bradstock

Solar and wind power could have a massive waste problem if not dealt with soon, with growing uncertainty over what to do with components at the end of their lifespan.…

Solar Stocks Routed After Enphase Issues Weak Guidance

Apr 27, 2023 at 14:34 | Alex Kimani

  U.S.-based solar stocks sold off heavily on Wednesday, and only slightly recovered on Thursday after one of the sector’s leading names, Enphase Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH),…

Emerging Markets Grapple With Rising Solar Panel Costs

Apr 04, 2023 at 11:22 | Oxford Business Group

With high energy prices and supply chain disruptions creating shortages of key renewable energy components and materials, emerging markets are reassessing how to build out utility-scale solar power to accelerate…

The Case For Nationalizing American Solar Energy Supply Chains

Apr 04, 2023 at 10:38 | Haley Zaremba

Meeting global climate goals will require a massive increase and acceleration of green energy production capacity and infrastructure. The scale of this challenge is unprecedented, and we have a lot…

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