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A Bright Future For Solar Energy In Schools

Solar energy has been touted for years as a potential solution to the massive energy crisis which is only beginning to rear its head in our nation. One of the key...

Sungevity Pursues Opportunities in Europe

The Californian company Sungevity recently signed a deal with the Neatherlands utility company E.ON Benelux to create a partnership offering services in solar energy....

World’s first PV and thermal rooftop installed in Australia

An Australian home now has what is believed to be the world’s first solar panel roof that produces both electricity and heat for the home. The $5 million project was...

New Tax on Solar Imports into the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it added import duties to Chinese manufacturers’ solar panels and related items.  The new duties add more than eighteen...

World’s largest solar thermal power plant now live

The world’s largest solar thermal power plant, the Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System, is live and delivering power to Californians. Covering around 3,500 acres of...

SolarCity to donate PV system to a school for each MW installed in U.S.

Major U.S. solar firm SolarCity has started a nonprofit organization to help provide children around the world with clean energy to light their schools. Through the Give...

Apple could have a solar-powered watch in the works

Rumor has it that Apple is developing a solar-powered wristwatch, according to a New York Times report. That’s based on comments from insiders and former employees,...

World’s largest solar farm cooperative operational in UK

Westmill Solar Park, a 30-acre solar farm is on the border of Oxfordshire and Wiltshire in the UK, is offering locals a source of renewable energy and a clean investment...

How the Super Bowl went solar

New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium, host to the recent Super Bowl clash between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, is a shining example of how solar is hitting the...

SolarCity to launch new solar investment platform

SolarCity, one of the country’s largest solar leasing firms, will launch a new online investment platform to allow people to support and participate in solar in a new...

World’s largest solar bridge goes live in London

The world’s largest solar bridge, London’s Blackfriars bridge, has gone live and is powering half of Blackfriars train station.  The bridge, which crosses the...

China to reach 10GW solar capacity by year’s end

China’s National Energy Administration has forecast that the country’s connected solar power capacity will reach 10 GW by the end of the year. That’s an increase...