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Five awesome solar projects around the world

Solar energy continues to grow as an area of research for scientists around the world. It is an important renewable energy source and alternative to More...

3 Ways Solar Power Stimulates Economic Development

Since Al Gore produced the movie An Inconvenient Truth, tons of Americans, as well as folks around the world, have taken notice on the dire More...

Solar jobs roughly equal coal jobs in the U.S.

According to Vox and the Solar Foundation, the 173,000 people currently employed in the solar energy sector is roughly equal to the minors, power plant More...

FAU and Technology Business Incubator join FPL on New Solar Energy Study

Boca Raton, Fla. (October 1, 2014) – Two new solar-panel installations, constructed by Florida Power & Light Company on the grounds of the Technology Business Incubator (TBI), More...

2014: The maturation of clean tech

Clint Wilder shares some interesting arguments on what 2014 holds for the clean tech sector in this blog post on The Huffington Post. According to Wilder, 2014 More...

Steam engine tech could bring cost of solar energy storage down to $100/kWh

While solar energy has a great deal of potential as a sustainable source of power, a lack of affordable storage options is a significant weakness. More...

Solar jobs outnumber ranchers in Texas

Texas now has more solar workers than ranchers according to new statistics from The Solar Foundation. The group also found solar workers outnumber actors in More...

Meet the Avon ladies of solar power

The Solar Sisters are eradicating energy poverty in Africa by empowering women with economic opportunities, such as creating a sustainable business that is created by More...

Solar power may eclipse oil in fifty years: Shell

Author Yadulla Hussain discusses about the 50 year vision of Royal Dutch Shell on how different energy sources would be able to replace the world’s More...

Take a time-lapse look inside a solar-powered plane

Morgan Clendaniel takes a look at”Solar Impulse”, the world’s first solar powered plane, which is expected to make it’s first attempt at circumnavigating the world More...

How pay-as-you-go solar is bringing light to rural Guatemala

Quetsol is a small company that has started selling solar kits to over two million in Guatemala who live without electricity.  A customer can sign-up More...

Empowering a community through public solar initiatives

I have been part of the Delta Energy Club at Columbia Gorge Community College for a year and a half now, while obtaining my Renewable More...