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UK achieves solar power record as temperatures soar

From BBC News A record amount of solar power was generated on Friday as Britain basked in sunshine and temperatures of up to 28C, the National Grid has said. It said 8.7 gigawatts (GW) had been [...]

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Kentucky Coal Museum Switching to Solar Power

By Alexandra Larkin, CNN, for KITV You wouldn’t expect a museum dedicated to the coal industry to run on anything other than coal — but a mining museum in Kentucky is soon to be solar [...]

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Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

By Lorraine Chow for EcoWatch Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release it when supplies [...]

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Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina ahead of festival

From Yahoo News A solar-powered cinema was unveiled in Burkina Faso Friday ahead of Ouagadougou’s hosting of Africa’s top film festival, even as movie theatres on the continent [...]

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It’s Official: U.S. Solar Market Shattered Records In 2016

by Joseph Bebon on February 15, 2017 It’s no surprise that the U.S. solar sector broke records in 2016 – analysts long expected it to be a boom year – but newly released data highlights just how [...]

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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 [...]

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New Delhi Metro to run on solar power by 2017

By Pragya Singh for THE ASIAN AGE The corporation has set a target of 50 MW solar power by installing rooftop solar power plants on its buildings by 2021. Taking a major leap toward green energy [...]

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Gaza students build solar power car to combat fuel shortage

Khaled Bardawil and Jamal al-Meqati, both 23-year-old, designed and built the solar power vehicle to combat fuel shortage and the constant electrical blackouts plaguing the Gaza Strip. “We [...]

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MIT Students Bring Solar Power to the Poor

In some isolated clinics in parts of Africa, the electricity needed to power lights and medical devices is generated by expensive imported diesel fuel; the water supply can be so cold in winter [...]

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