Smaller islands to adopt solar plants.
RePower says estimates could be halved as developer calls project 'unviable'.
A St. Patrick’s Day solar storm will send a torrent of green-hued northern lights across much of the United States on Tuesday evening, as a fierce solar storm impacts the Earth’s upper atmosphere. If the storm holds up at its current...Show More Summary
Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) round-the-world attempt is not only about solar cells stretched across the wings of one of the most beautiful airplanes ever built — behind the aeronautic record lies a very powerful message Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg want to share with the world. Show More Summary
(Photo: Kelsey McNeal / ABC, Andrea Sreshta and Anna Stork of Luminaid on Shark Tank) "From 2012 to 2018 cumulative revenue in the energy sector worldwide could total $1.9 trillion," according to the Pew Clean Energy Initiative. That number's not surprising, considering the entire global economy runs on energy. Show More Summary
Saying that the Internet isn’t working for us is like saying the solar system isn’t working for us. It’s our job to learn how it works, and then learn to be smart about working with its nature. In this episode of Confessions of a Pink-Haired Marketer, host Sonia Simone talks about some lessons she has Read More... Show More Summary
For proponents of renewable energy, it seems like every time a technology is primed to save the world, it gets dogged by some ironic bit of environmental unpleasantness. Wind turbines can be dangerous to birds and bats. Biofuels require so much land, fertilizer, and water that they may use more energy to produce than they provide. Show More Summary
In a broad new assessment of the status and prospects of solar photovoltaic technology, MIT researchers say that it is “one of the few renewable, low-carbon resources with both the scalability and the technological maturity to meet ever-growing global demand for electricity.” read more
California may be the first US state to generate more than 5% of its electricity from utility solar, but runner-up North Carolina leads the four east coast states that comprised last year's top solar states. The top ten: Read the re...
Geographically small Israel is making a big statement about the importance of solar energy in the sun-blessed Middle Eastern nation. On Sunday, legislators and environmentalists gathered at the Knesset, Israel's national assembly in Jerusalem, to the of
SolarCity brings in head Obama campaigner, preps major customer acquisition drive; The residential solar market leader will fight for market share with people connections Herman K. Trabish, December 21, 2014 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge National...Show More Summary
Ceres is the largest asteroid in the solar system—about 970 kilometers in diameter—but so far from Earth that it generally just looks like a blurry disk at best. But that’s about to change. A lot. The Dawn spacecraft is slowly edging toward the asteroid, and on Jan. Show More Summary
New at dillards: Vince Camuto Solare, Jimmy Choo Exotic, Ralph Lauren Ralph Fresh. New at harrods (UK): Sisley Soir d'Orient, DSquared2 Wild. New at selfridges (UK): Miller Harris Cassis en Feuille, Coeur de Jardin & Poirier d’un Soir., Jeremy Scott for Adidas Originals. New at spacenk (UK): Diptyque Florabellio. New at ulta: Kenneth Cole Mankind […]
There are a few things that will surprise you about one of the world's largest solar companies.
Solar Impulse 2 landed in China on Tuesday, bringing a strong message about the importance of clean energy and sustainability to a country with major environmental issues. As we follow the epic round-the-globe journey of the solar-powered one-man it is
In the heart of oil and republican climate-denier country, one Texas city is breaking down traditions and stereotypes – because it plans to be completely powered by solar and wind power by 2017. Jim Briggs, interim city manager of Georgetown, a city a
Solar panels on the Raleigh Convention Center. Photo by City of Raleigh, N.C. Solar power is on the rise across the country, with another panel or project installed every three minutes last year. Plummeting costs, increasing public concern...Show More Summary
Solar Impulse 2 took off from Myanmar’s second biggest city of Mandalay on Monday and headed for Chongqing, the fifth flight of a landmark journey to circumnavigate the globe powered solely by the sun. The single-seater aircraft’s team spent more than a week waiting in Mandalay for weather conditions to improve in southwestern China for [...]
A team of astronomers made something of a news splash late last week when they announced they have indirect evidence that there could be one or more massive planets orbiting in the solar system well beyond Neptune. I read their journal paper, and their argument is certainly interesting (I’ll explain it in a sec). Show More Summary
Xu Xinjian, chairman of Jiangsu Sunrain Solar Energy, has joined the ranks of the world’s billionaires following record gains in the share price of the Shanghai-listed supplier of solar water heaters. Xu, 50, together with his father Zhengran and wife Wu Dianhua own 62% of the listed company, a stake worth $1 billion [...]