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World’s Biggest Battery to Boost Solar in Texas Oil Country

 At 495 megawatts, project is ‘five times’ bigger than others Set for 2021, it’s located within the oil-rich Permian Basin By Chris Martin for Bloomberg The 495-megawatt storage system would be [...]

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Floating solar farms: How ‘floatovoltaics’ could provide power without taking up valuable real estate

New report spotlights benefits of installing solar panels on bodies of water. By Joseph Bennington-Castro for NBC News As they’ve become cheaper and more efficient, electricity-generating [...]

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425 BILLION REASONS FOR CHANGE

Every year, governments from all over the world spend $425 billion to make oil, gas, coal and other fossil fuels cheaper to buy. $425 million! That’s not exactly chump change and, sadly, it’s [...]

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Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

By Liz Stinson for Curbed From above, the Kudadoo Maldives Private Resort looks like a shiny black beetle floating in a tranquil aquamarine sea. Located off one of the Maldives’ [...]

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Solar and wind are booming, while coal keeps shrinking

By Matt Egan for CNN Business New York (CNN Business)The boom in solar and wind power in the United States will deal a fresh blow to coal country in the next few years. Renewable energy, led by [...]

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Solar Power Outperforming Wind As Renewable Energy Becomes Commonplace

By Gaurav Sharma for Forbes As the proliferation of renewable energy continues across Europe, U.S. and several emerging markets, such project initiatives are gradually losing their niche status [...]

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Solar Farms Shine a Ray of Hope on Bees and Butterflies

A trend of planting wildflowers on solar sites could maintain habitat for disappearing bees and butterflies By Jodi Helmer for Scientific American The tidy rows of gleaming solar panels at Pine [...]

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California’s rooftop solar mandate will normalize clean energy

Now that every new home built from 2020 onward in the state will be powered by solar, renewables will become a lot more commonplace–and the bonds between home builders and solar providers will [...]

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New California building standards integrate 2020 rooftop solar mandate

By Iulia Gheorghiu for Utility Dive Dive Brief: California’s policy to equip new homes with solar panels starting in 2020 passed its final hurdle on Wednesday, [...]