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Solar Mini Grids Put Nigeria on Path to Energy for All by 2030

By  SUNITA CHIKKATUR DUBEY for The World Bank Who would have imagined an internship with an oil company in the Niger Delta could lead to a solar startup? For Ifeanyi Orajaka, Chuka Eze and [...]

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Audi Turns To Hanergy For Solar Cell Vehicle Roofs

From Lithium News Audi has announced a joint development project with Alta Devices, a subsidiary of Chinese solar-cell specialist, Hanergy, on a solar roof. The first step will be to integrate [...]

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Puerto Rico must find a way to reduce harmful emissions after EPA identifies the sources

Wind, solar, and battery storage resources offer practical solutions. By Mark Hand for Think Progress In the weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and destroyed the island’s entire [...]

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All short-haul flights from Norway could be electric by 2040

By Sami Grover for TreeHugger When the heck did electric commercial flight become a realistic prospect?! Whether it was low cost carrier EasyJet planning electric passenger flights within a [...]

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These solar sails are powering a cruise ship

by Desirée Kaplan for World Economic Forum The cruise ship industry is at an all-time high with millions of passengers booking trips every year, but is it a sustainable way to travel? According [...]

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‘Battery’ that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars. By Corey S. Powell  for NBC Solar energy is clean, abundant, and [...]

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This is How Wind and Solar Energy Will Crush Fossil Fuels

Wind and solar energy can’t make fossil fuels obsolete by themselves, but they can with the help of cheap energy storage. by Travis Hoium (TMFFlushDraw) for The Motley Fool Wind and solar [...]

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The Perfect Solar Power Solution – Integrating technology without compromising aesthetics

By Simone du Boise for Metal Architecture Magazine Unobtrusive, reliable, economically viable and high-performance technology is key to acceptance. Utilizing truly thin, MiaSolé photovoltaics [...]

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Solar panels have gotten thinner than a human hair. Soon they’ll be everywhere.

By David Roberts for Vox One of the reasons I think solar photovoltaic power is going to take over the world is that it is scalable in a way no other power source can be. It can be used to [...]

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Dead coal mines everywhere are being reincarnated as solar farms

By Echo Huang for Quartz Media The world is quickly abandoning coal, the dirtiest of fossil fuels. But that’s not the end of the road for coal mines—in many countries they’re coming back to life [...]