Chinese thin-film solar panel maker Hanergy was a high flying stock this year, with its stock price soaring six-fold to a valuation of $37 billion despite what should have been numerous warning signs, including the brand being built on the CEO’s charisma, the often-careless promotion of Cleantech for its green [...]
China’s richest man lost $15 billion in less than one hour. Li Hejun currently owns 80 percent of Hanergy Thin Film Power, which manufacturers solar panels. Although it had been a lucrative business, Hanergy shares lost significant value over the last three days. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The electricity is there one second and cut off the next. Each time it goes, it can take a struggling patient's life with it. That's a lesson Tarek Loubani, a Canadian emergency room doctor, has learned over four yearsShow More Summary
By Saleem Shaikh, TomDispatch Economic links with China help Pakistan tap into enormous solar energy potential that can provide clean power to boost production and reduce poverty.
Panel manufacturer’s share price had nearly tripled in 2015 after almost quadrupling the year before.
The Solartab is unlike any other power bank or solar charger. The Solartab’s unique built-in cover that works as a stand for the solar panel, so you can angle the panel in three different positions to find the right angle for maximum exposure to With
A pilot program of 500 high-tech carts will run on battery-generated electricity and solar energy, instead of dirty gas. The post To Stop Killing Earth, NYC’s Food Carts Get Solar Panels appeared first on WIRED.
Bloomberg, IHS predict most productive year since 2011; US shares soar.
Nevada's state Senate agreed to let the public utilities commission create a new electricity rate for people who have installed their own solar panels. The post Nevada Solar Power Users Could Face New Fees This Summer appeared first on ThinkProgress.
New panels could have a 34% energy conversion rate
"Most people buy rooftop solar panels because they think it will save them money or make them green, or both. But the truth is that rooftop solar shouldn’t be saving them money (though it often does), and it almost certainly isn’t green. Show More Summary
Our house in LA where we spent two and a half months this past winter has a solar panel on its roof. That panel generates enough electricity to heat and cool the house and charge the Tesla we own so that when I’m driving around LA, I’m using non-carbon based energy to get around. I […]
A technology company in Sweden has installed a solar power plant, which it claims is the most efficient in the world today. It has even managed to double the efficiency of solar panels, making them more viable for general population in the near future. Show More Summary
Biomimcry runs amok as government scientists brew up more efficient solar panels from eye of moth and leaf of lotus More Efficient Solar Panels, Thanks To Eye Of Moth And Leaf Of Lotus was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Powered by solar panels and sustained by a half-acre plot of farmland, these 12 connected buoyant platforms together form an autonomous off-the-grid dwelling...
Roxbury E+ comprises four townhomes, each topped with 39 solar panels that can produce more energy—close to 10,000 kilowatts a year—than the homeowners are likely to need. The homes are also designed with passive solar principles to minimize energy
New technique makes nanomaterial self-assembly 1,000 times faster and could be used for industrial-scale solar panels and electronics.
Originally published on Solar Love. An interdisciplinary MIT study led by the MIT Energy Initiative has led to a 332-page report entitled The Future of Solar Energy. Among its key findings are that today’s solar panels are all that is...Show More Summary
ANOTHER UTILITY GOES AFTER SOLAR Proposed surcharge on Utahns with solar panels is back for Rocky Mountain Power customers Brian Maffly, May 12, 2015 (The Salt Lake Tribune) “…[S]ome Salt Lake City students are weighing in with a petition...Show More Summary
A NYT op-ed.Now, having watched the Arctic melt, does Shell take that experience and conclude that it’s in fact time to invest heavily in solar panels and wind turbines? No. Instead, it applies to be first in line to drill for yet more...Show More Summary