American Museum of Natural History researchers are examining how the planets formed.
The search for life beyond our solar system is about to get a boost of brain power.
This is my family's roof when it was being reshingled six years ago. You can read about that here. It was a big eye-opener for lots of reasons. At the end of the day, however (or three days, if I remember correctly): I did not haveShow More Summary
More and more utilities are competing for solar power dollars -- but what will that mean for smaller companies and consumers?
The government of Iraq is aiming to attract new foreign investors for the creation of 3 large-scale solar energy projects and a wind energy project, according to recent reports. As a means of attracting these potential investors, the...Show More Summary
Jianming Tian/Zuma Press Solar panels being installed in Hubei province earlier this month; China added more solar capacity in the first quarter than in last year’s first two quarters combined. One key advantage of passive-funds investing is diversification. Owning lots of stocks spreads around the risk. But many exchange-traded funds out there are highly concentrated. [...]
Today's Water Cooler: Clinton scandals, dynasties, German solar, Freddie Gray, Natasha McKenna, workers as corporate gut flora, Holder vid
With each new generation of smartphones being introduced, you can be sure that they will pack more and more functionality. The thing about these new functions is, most of the time it will take up more of your handset’s battery life, never mind the fact that the latest device will sport a larger capacity battery than before. Show More Summary
With strong trade winds, volcanic heat and abundant solar and hydropower, the Hawaiian islands have a plethora of natural resources. Yet the state is America’s largest consumer of fossil fuels per capita, according to Hawaii’s Environmental...Show More Summary
image via youtube screen capture For those interested in clean, renewable energy, we’re living in exciting times. Recent news that we’re adding more green energy capacity every year than that of oil, coal, and gas combined was heralded...Show More Summary
S. Africa’s Power Crisis Sparks Interest in Solar Power Darren Taylor, April 23, 2015 (Voice of Africa) “South Africa is enduring an unprecedented power generation crisis. Electricity blackouts continue across the country as its power...Show More Summary
Apple is taking its solar ambitions outside the U.S. for the first time, announcing a partnership with SunPower to build 40 megawatts of solar PV projects in China’s western Sichuan province. SunPower said the projects are set to be completed by the end of this year. read more
From NASA: The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to commemorate a quarter century of exploring the solar system and beyond since its launch on April 24, 1990. Show More Summary
As a CleanTechnica reader, you’ve likely come across this: “The greenhouse gas reductions of this solar project is the equivalent of taking X cars off the road.” “Going solar with us is the equivalent of taking 28,953 cars off the road.”...Show More Summary
The ladies ought to celebrate because they’ve got something some geeky men have been vying for. Behold the SHW-1700 series of watches that arrive as the world’s smallest solar charged wristwatches. The series include the SHW-1700SG-4A in pink and the SHW-1700D-7A in blue and pink and offers cool features including world time, waterproof design, an... Show More Summary
Designs for a solar charging station, composting latrines, and a community space for cooking are on the way. In the middle of the tents, blue tarps, and simple shacks that make up Nickelsville—a homeless community in Seattle that roams from place to place wherever it can find land to use temporarily—there's a prototype of a tiny new green house. Show More Summary
NASA is bringing together from across the country some of the top minds in a variety of scientific fields as it prepares to embark on an unprecedented search for life on planets outside of our solar system.
With a motley collection of emergency equipment - 12V solar panel, lights, wireless modem, inverter - I had the basics up and running in a few hours.
SunPower turns 30 tomorrow. It’s a company whose impending doom has been predicted more times than Apple. And, like Apple, it has both defied expectations and played a huge role in taking its industry from a niche world of hobbyists to the mainstream. In 2014, net income came to $246 [...]
Construction has been completed on two enormous floating solar power plants located in the Nishihira Pond and Higashihira Pond in Kato City, Japan. According to The Kyocera Corporation and the Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation, who partnered...Show More Summary