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Obama’s Kiss of Death? eBay Lays Off Workers after State of the Union mention

Seems Obama has a history of this. Solyndra, a defunct green energy/solar panel company, for one, and now eBay? Embarrassing.

15 portable solar panels that very unconventional

Projects for the use of solar energy is becoming incredible. They cover both conventional solar panels in sunglasses Ray Bans, and donkeys with solar panels on their backs. And it’s not a joke, but in order to have a source of energy was in the most remote regions of civilization. Roll machine Solar, disguised as […]

Decorative, flexible organic panels put "design" into solar

VTT Technical Centre of Finland is aiming to bring solar energy into the realm of interior design by developing a new method of printing both decorative graphics and functional components onto flexible organic solar panels... Continue...Show More Summary

The DOC’s Anti-Chinese Duties Are Upheld

The US International Trade Commission upheld the US Department of Commerce’s Decision, from December 16, 2014 on anti-Chinese duties for solar panels The DOC’s Anti-Chinese Duties Are Upheld was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

DJ Jon Gosselin Loves His New Life

Waiter, solar panel installer, reality star…say what you want about Jon Gosselin, you have to admit that he boasts a very diverse background. Although he has not exactly achieved a great deal of career success over the course of the past few years, he’s still trying his best to make something of himself. The former Jon […]


Solar Panels Floating on Water Will Power Japan's Homes; More solar power plants are being built on water, but is this such a good idea? Bryan Lufkin, January 16, 2015 (National Geographic) "…[F]loating solar structures have been announced...Show More Summary

Sealoch House is a cozy prefab home in the Scottish Highlands

Sealoch House is a prefab private residence built for a couple who wanted a cozy new home with beautiful views of a bay area in Scotland. It boasts an eco-friendly heat exchange system, solar panels, wood flooring and three spacious bedrooms. The house is

Decorative and flexible solar panels become part of interior design and the appearance of objects

Scientists have developed and utilized a mass production method based on printing technologies allowing the manufacturing of decorative, organic solar panels. Design freedom improves the range of applications of the panels on the surfaces of interior and exterior building spaces. Show More Summary

Moth eyes inspire scientists to cut reflection on solar panels

The eyes of the common moth have led to a novel discovery that could boost the efficiency of solar panels. Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a way to create…

Dual Use: Solar Panels conserve Canal Water In India

By Malini Shankar | (IPS) Sunlight pours over a break in canal-top solar panels recently installed over the Vadodara branch of the Sardar Sarovar canal project in Gujarat. Credit: Malini Shankar/IPS BARODA,…


BOOMING SOLAR LOOKS BEYOND 2016 U.S. Solar Industry Sees Growth, But Also Some Uncertainty Jeff Brady, January 19, 2015 (National Public Radio) “The solar energy business is growing fast, thanks in part to a steep drop in panel prices…[P]rices dropped by more than half since 2010. Show More Summary

How to build a solar farm in California—a profile on the Topaz Solar Farm

  With its capacity to power 160,000 average-sized American homes, the Topaz Solar Farm in southern California is one of the largest solar farms in the world. This sea of 9 million solar panels is an ideal example of how sunny states can harness the

Special report: How the rise of a mega solar panel farm shows us the future of energy

After about an hour of weaving up and down the winding, mountainous, two-lane highway that is route 58, eastbound from San Luis Obispo, I honestly started to wonder where 9 million…

Washington Community Solar Project Offers Investment Opportunity

Originally published on Solar Love. A 74.8 kW solar array using 272 ground-mounted solar panels in Washington state is also an investment opportunity for residents of the Vancouver, WA area. Clark Public Utilities is offering 3,264 shares...Show More Summary

Sweden’s greenest City Hall is topped by solar panels and a green roof in Lund

Equipped with solar panels and earth water cooling, Lund City Hall only uses a fraction of the energy normally consumed by typical government buildings. Its dynamic, W-shaped facade was key in reducing the building’s energy footprint, and each facade is

Improved solar panels with new material discovery

Researchers say discovery of highly sought-after 'nematic liquid crystals' can now lead to vastly improved organic solar cell performance. Lead author Dr David Jones of the University's School of Chemistry and Bio 21 Institute, saidShow More Summary

You're Doing it Wrong! Your Rooftop Solar Panels Aren't Facing the Right Way

Opower's treasure trove of data suggests that your solar panels may have been installed the “wrong” way.

You Could Make More Money Investing In Solar Panels Than Stocks

It's so cheap to go solar now, that the savings may beat stock-market profits in the long haul. Thinking of putting your money into the stock market? Think again. Solar panels may be a better bet. Read Full Story

U.S. solar jobs grew nearly 22% in 2014

U.S. solar industry jobs grew 21.8% in 2014 as the price of panels continued to fall and demand increased, according to a new report issued Thursday.

Improved solar panels and printed electronics on the horizon with new material discovery

New and improved solar panels could result from the discovery of a new liquid crystal material, making printable organic solar cells better performing.

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