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Oct 31, 2016 at 15:47 | Michael McDonald

This past Friday, Elon Musk captured public attention with another of his innovative ideas. From the back lot at universal studios, he announced SolarCity Corp.’s latest upcoming project,…

India To Ramp Up Solar Investment In 2017

India To Ramp Up Solar Investment In 2017

Oct 21, 2016 at 16:59 | Michael McDonald

India is making the push to become greener through the use of solar panels. The nation is lagging behind other countries in terms of renewables and has finally begun taking…

Can Solar-Powered Floating Art Save California From Drought?

Can Solar-Powered Floating Art Save California From Drought?

Sep 19, 2016 at 15:15 | Tsvetana Paraskova

California’s Santa Monica is home to more than three miles of beaches and fresh breeze from the Pacific, and is one of National Geographic’s top 10 beach…

Record Year For Solar Expected As Installations Surge 43%

Record Year For Solar Expected As Installations Surge 43%

Sep 12, 2016 at 10:01 | Charles Kennedy

The record-breaking installations of solar panels in the U.S. continues with an eye-popping 2 gigawatts installed in just the second quarter of this year, according to new…

30 Years After The Disaster: Ukraine Plans Huge Solar Farm In Chernobyl

30 Years After The Disaster: Ukraine Plans Huge Solar Farm In Chernobyl

Aug 09, 2016 at 15:53 | Irina Slav

Energy independence, especially if you don’t particularly like the country you currently depend on, is a very strong motivator for the adoption of renewable energy. Ukraine has recently…

Are Companies Like SolarCity Wasting Taxpayer Money?

Are Companies Like SolarCity Wasting Taxpayer Money?

Aug 02, 2016 at 14:26 | Matt Slowikowski

Not all forms of energy are equal; electrical energy is more precious, and costs much more than heat or mechanical energy. Companies such as SolarCity are wasting taxpayers’…

Quiet Solar Revolution Unfolding In U.S. Despite Low Oil Prices

Quiet Solar Revolution Unfolding In U.S. Despite Low Oil Prices

Jul 28, 2016 at 15:39 | Gregory Brew

Oil is enduring a tough month, as further worries about the ongoing supply glut and declining demand push prices to their lowest point in three months. Yet as…

This Summer Could Be Good For Solar Stocks

This Summer Could Be Good For Solar Stocks

Jun 10, 2016 at 16:07 | Martin Tillier

Solar energy stocks are frustrating investments for many people. They look like a no brainer with low P/Es and a bright future for the industry, but have consistently…

Flower Power Takes On A New Meaning With Pollen Batteries

Flower Power Takes On A New Meaning With Pollen Batteries

May 30, 2016 at 16:03 | Michael McDonald

Energy storage is an extremely hot area of the energy and utility markets right now, with new innovations and investment opportunities appearing all the time. Add to…

When Will Solar Overtake Oil?

When Will Solar Overtake Oil?

May 30, 2016 at 13:29 | Robert Rapier

Several years ago, when I was working on my book Power Plays, I spent a lot of time thinking about the future of energy. One thing I…

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