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Solar homes sell for more

A new report published by Zillow found that homes with residential solar systems sell for 4.1% more than their non-solar counterparts. By Tim Sylvia for PV Magazine A common if disingenuous [...]

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Kinetic sculptures and sound circuits: building solar-powered art at Pioneer Works

‘Understanding the physical craft is a big part of understanding how to move to sustainable energy’ By Angela Chen for The Verge In 2014, multimedia artist Alex Nathanson co-curated a [...]

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Tesla, GAF, RGS and now Hanergy: will solar roofs (finally) heat up this year?

Hanergy displayed the newest rendition of its 18.7% Thin Film Flat SOLARtile in Australia last week as it gears up for the U.S. and global product launch later in 2019. By John Weaver for PV [...]

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A Virtual Solar Power Plant for L.A.? ‘It Will Happen’

By Jill Cowan for The New York Times How Californians get power has been in the news a lot lately, between Pacific Gas & Electric’s woes and Mayor Eric Garcetti’s recent [...]

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A simple fix for stronger and more sustainable cities: solar street lights

It’s a sure way for developing cities to create safer streets and more jobs (and lower electricity bills) in their rapidly expanding street networks. BY Eillie Anzilotti for Fast Company In [...]

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Hawaii’s new reality of solar plus storage: under 10 cents

Hawaii regulators have approved six of eight proposed large solar plus storage projects, with all coming at or under 10 cents per kilowatt-hour. By CHRISTIAN ROSELUND for PV Magazine In only a [...]

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In Germany, Solar-Powered Homes Are Really Catching On

By Paul Hockenog for Wired Stefan Paris is a 55-year-old radiologist living in Berlin’s outer suburbs. He, his partner, and their three-year-old daughter share a snug, two-story house with a [...]

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How Co-ops Are Bringing Solar Power to Rural America

Declining solar costs have helped spur a move away from coal By John Fialka for Scientific American In 2014, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association studied what some of its members [...]

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California sets a new solar output record – and it isn’t even spring yet

By CHRISTIAN ROSELUND for GreenTech Media On Saturday afternoon utility-scale solar output on California’s grid peaked at 10,745 MW – its highest level since last summer. More importantly, [...]

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Solar Power Stations In Space Could Supply The World With Limitless Energy

By Scott Snowden for Forbes While on the surface of the Earth, society still struggles to adopt solar energy solutions, many scientists maintain that giant, space-based solar farms [...]