Four new solar panel technologies in pictures

by John Fitzgerald Weaver  for Electrek   The newest solar panel technology was on display at Solar Power International in Las Vegas. The biggest attention getters were higher efficiencies [...]

World Solar Challenge 2017: Dutch team Nuon wins third consecutive solar car race

From MSN Dutch team Nuon Solar has made it three wins in a row at the World Solar Challenge, crossing the finish line first in Adelaide this afternoon. The team, which also won in 2013 and 2015, [...]

World Solar Challenge: A day on the road racing high-tech vehicles in Central Australia

By Georgia Hitch for MSN Motoring It might be a solar challenge, but much of the work to get the car ready happens before dawn. Wake-up time is 6:00am, to give teams enough time to set up the [...]

Solar Grew Faster Than All Other Forms of Power for the First Time

By Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg Solar power grew faster than any other source of fuel for the first time in 2016, the International Energy Agency said in a report suggesting the technology will [...]

India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

By Sophie Vorrath for REnewtechnology The Indian government has pledged to broaden the roll-out of solar and battery storage to households without power in rural and remote towns and villages, as [...]

Vanopy FLEX Solar for RVs, Vans and Campers

Want solar on the road but you’re unhappy with the idea of heavy rigid solar panels that can easily shatter from road debris. MiaSole customer Vanopy has a solution for you! Vanopy uses our [...]


Renewable Energy Sources To Account For 85% Of Global Electricity Production By 2050

by Joshua S Hill for CleanTechnica Renewable energy sources will provide 85% of global electricity production in 2050, led by solar PV and onshore wind, according to a new report published this [...]


Navajo Nations first solar project now producing enough electricity for about 13,000 homes

From AZCentral by AP A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the Navajo Nation at a time when the tribe is bracing for [...]


After Irma: Solar Plus Storage – A Small Beacon Of Light In A Sea Of Darkness

By Peter Kelly-Detwiler ,  for Forbes Five days after the dreaded arrival of Hurricane Irma, Jim Walden lives in a ghost town. When Walden woke up on this mid-September morning, he switched on [...]


Solar is now so cheap in the US it beat government goals by three years

By Karen Hao for Quartz Media Though US president Donald Trump has promised many times that he will bring back coal, he really can’t do much to fight the forces of good old economics. On Tuesday [...]