A total solar eclipse is happening on August 21st and the people at NASA are taking full advantage of the situation to learn more about the sun. Ryan Sartor (@ryansartor) has that story.
The Weather Channel is pulling out all the stops, including setting up a live programming takeover, in anticipation of the total solar eclipse that will cross the nation on Aug. 21. The channel will cover the eclipse live from coast...
The USA's total solar eclipse is only a few weeks away, and demand for the special glasses continues fast and furious.
Amazon reported its second-quarter earnings today, and it was a bit of a whiff — and a bummer for Jeff Bezos, who is now no longer the Solar System’s richest human and has been relegated to the unfortunate position of second-richest human. The company’s earnings came in lighter than Wall Street expected. But Amazon’s cloud server farms, AWS, once again appear to be… Read More
A blog from the American Astronomical Society about next month’s total solar eclipse in the US
Australian flow battery maker Redflow is looking to raise AUD $14.5 million (USD $11.6 million) as it eyes a new sales opportunity in South Africa. Specialized Solar Systems, a South African microgrid developer, is evaluating Redflow’s...Show More Summary
Whoa, this is something I hadn't thought about. What if you were in an airplane and flew through the totality of the August 21st solar eclipse? It could happen. If you were on the right flight at the exact time and place. Come to think of it, the odds are pretty small. Show More Summary
(Rochester Institute of Technology) Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are expanding solar cell technology using nanowires to capture more of the sun's energy and transform it into usable electricity. Parsian Mohseni, assistant...Show More Summary
A cutting-edge new cargo ship from the company Eco Marine Power could be the first out of the box to integrate a rigid sail system with solar power and energy storage. Going by the concept design, the renewable energy hardware seemsShow More Summary
Gov. Pete Ricketts plans to watch next month's solar eclipse from one of Nebraska's quirkiest roadside attractions. Ricketts said Thursday he will travel to Carhenge in Alliance to view the … Click to Continue »
At the instant the moon's shadow darkens the Oregon coast on the morning of Aug. 21, a scientific relay race will kick off with Bruce and Ryan Alder at the head of the pack.
Brazil’s Balbina hydroelectric plant has destroyed swaths of rainforest and people’s homes–and isn’t even producing much clean energy. Can a new solar installation on its like be a model for improving dam projects around the world? The...Show More Summary
The semiconductor industry, a stalwart of the global economy, is succumbing to fierce nationalistic competition, as China aims to dominate the market as it did with steel and solar panels. Washington, in an unusual show of bipartisanship, is fighting back.
Excitement has been mounting recently around the progress and impact of solar in East Africa. Solar in Africa is perennially a hot topic because it seems to solve two problems at once: reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while addressing some of the biggest energy needs on the planet. Show More Summary
Solar might be the future, but few people and businesses can afford to invest in the technology. This is why SolPad’s latest innovation is so newsworthy. The new SolPad Mobile is the first personal, portable solar energy generator capable of providing power anywhere. Show More Summary
New solar energy device to be included at FSU science building Brittany Bedi, July 18, 2017 (WCTV-Tallahassee) “The Smartflower is a freestanding machine that fans out a series of solar panels and then tilts to follow the sun. Each panel...Show More Summary
Asset manager BlackRock and solar energy firm Lightsource announced this week that they have entered into a partnership together expected to be worth £1 billion, targeting the acquisition and ownership of UK solar power generation assets,...Show More Summary
Microinverter pioneer Enphase has achieved the convergence of solar module and microinverter once again, several years after the company's first attempt. This month, LG will begin selling a so-called AC module manufactured with an Enphase microinverter intact. Show More Summary