Natural gas is getting edged out of power markets across the U.S. by two energy sources that, together, are proving to be an unbeatable mix: solar and batteries.
By connecting off-grid solar-powered systems to the cloud, a city or utility official can monitor, control and manage street lights, telecom systems, security cameras, and other critical infrastructure from a smartphone — anywhere, anytime.
Did you know there are alternatives to standard silicon solar panels? Or that someday soon, you might be able install a solar panel that is 50 percent more efficient than the average silicon PV solar panel?
A new infrastructure rebuilding plan released this morning by the Trump Administration puts current environmental safeguards in serious jeopardy, but it is not entirely without inroads for support of clean energy.
Missouri-based Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. has purchased six operational solar facilities in California and Colorado with a total generating capacity of 10 MW.
In this minicast, local and regional governments call for global conversation on urban planning for climate change, and the European Commission releases the biggest database on cities ever published.
Today’s topics include how the Trump administration is affecting solar manufacturing in the United States – Will the 30 percent solar tariffs drive it up? We’ll also look at the recently released solar jobs census, which shows a drop in solar employmen…
With aspects of the Silicon Valley model coming under question, where can the next generation of young, aspiring and talented data scientists, coders and entrepreneurs look to?
Motivating young people to take an interest in renewable energy and engineering is critical to our sustainable, long-term energy future. In this episode, hear how one program provides that inspiration with remote controlled solar cars, with guests Noah…
According to job numbers released this week by The Solar Foundation (TSF), the solar industry employed just about 4 percent less people in 2017 than it did in 2016. The Solar Jobs Census found that 250,271 Americans work in solar as of 2017, …
Representatives of what have been dubbed “orphaned” clean energy technologies breathed easier knowing they finally won tax credit extensions as part of the spending bill passed today.
If the energy industry learned anything in 2017, it was that energy systems are highly vulnerable to damage from hurricanes, wild fires and other natural disasters and work should be done to make the world’s electric grids much more resilient.
The offshore wind market does not see as much capacity installed in a given year as its onshore counterpart. Despite that, the sector is showing higher growth rates and steady success at reducing financial risk and cost.
Renewable energy capacity increases faster than any other technology, as clean energy has never seen such high demand. A decline in investment is not due to a lack of interest, but more significantly, a considerable drop in the costs of green energy te…
Vestas Wind Systems A/S will offer solar power and storage, allowing the world’s biggest turbine maker to sell hybrid renewable plants that generate electricity around the clock.
Top industry experts say that in 2018, high efficiency mono c-Si modules and high-voltage inverters will take more market share, and distributed generation will start to pick up.
Morocco adopted a new energy strategy in 2009 to reduce its dependence on energy from abroad, in addition to the limitation of its greenhouse gas emissions, thus contributing to the preservation of the environment.
In order to power entire communities with clean energy, such as solar and wind power, a reliable backup storage system is needed to provide energy when the sun isn’t shining and the wind doesn’t blow.
A joint venture started by the Rocky Mountain Institute and an Austrian company exploring the potential of blockchain on energy transactions has attracted a new round of partners and financing in the past six months.
Similar to January, February is seeing several marine energy researches and development companies throughout the world move forward with their respective projects after receiving funding support.