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Panels to the people: ‘Community solar’ aims to democratize the sun

From the CS Monitor More solar projects start serving neighborhoods rather than just individual houses. But the movement is still in its early stages, especially in lower-income communities. [...]

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China’s solar power capacity more than doubles in 2016

From Reuters, by Ryan Woo China’s installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world’s biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, [...]

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Saudi Arabia Plans the World’s Cheapest Power With Solar and Wind

From Bloomberg Saudi Arabia will award its first tender to build 700 megawatts of solar and wind energy in September, with the cost of power forecast to be the lowest in the world, Energy [...]

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10 Solar Trends to Watch in 2017

From greentechmedia GTM Research analysts reveal findings that will help you navigate the global solar market in a down year. by Mike Munsell In 2017, the global solar market will experience a [...]

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Engie To Replace Coal Plant In Brisbane With Solar Farms

By Steve Hanley for CleanTecnica In the Australian state of Victoria, the Hazelwood coal fired generating plant supplies 20% of the state’s total electrical power. Hazelwood is owned by French [...]

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Reasons to be cheerful: a full switch to low-carbon energy is in sight

Climate change optimism is justified – a complete transition from carbon to solar and wind power looks practical and affordable within a generation By Chris Goodall for the guardian My first book [...]

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Solar panel researchers investigate powering trains by bypassing grid

Imperial College and climate change charity 10:10 to focus on connecting solar panels directly to train lines, reports BusinessGreen Imperial College London has partnered with the climate change [...]

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Large Corporations Are Driving America’s Renewable Energy Boom. And They’re Just Getting Started.

By Julia Pyper for GreenTech Media Large corporations aren’t typically thought of as environmental champions. But these companies now stand to be one of the most powerful advocates for clean [...]

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Infinite Solar Power Technology Could Completely Change Our Future

By Dom Galeon for Futurism THE SUN GOES UP, AND OIL GOES DOWN Last 2016, solar power saw a resurgence — from cheaper solar panels to innovative roofing for houses and cars, to solar powered [...]

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China Makes Major Investment In Renewable Power Generation

The investment will create over 13 million jobs in the sector. From The World Post China will plow 2.5 trillion yuan ($361 billion) into renewable power generation by 2020, the country’s energy [...]