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Trial floating solar installation in Orlando is first of hopefully many for Florida utility

by  Kelly Pickerel for Solar Power World Minnesota might be known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but Florida is pretty water-dense too. The state has 30,000 lakes spread across three million acres [...]

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Seven cool solar installations at U.S. airports

by Kelly Pickerel for Solar Power World It’s hard to miss the millions of solar panels installed in the United States. We’re on record to hit 16 gigawatts of solar energy production by the end of [...]

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This solar panel produces up to 5 liters of drinking water per day from the air

Zero Mass Water’s Source device is a rooftop solar device that produces water instead of just electricity. by Derek Markham for treehugger With the virtual explosion of rooftop solar arrays [...]

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Planting Pollinator Gardens At Solar Farms

In addition to providing a renewable source of energy, the space in and around solar farms has the potential to be suitable habitat for pollinators such as bees, butterflies and other beneficial [...]

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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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Instead of promoting coal, Chile and others are turning to cheap sun power

‘A solar Saudi Arabia’ While Trump promotes coal, Chile and others are turning to cheap sun power By Nick Miroff  for the Washington Post  MARIA ELENA, Chile On the solar farms of the Atacama [...]

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UK breaks solar energy record on sunny March weekend

by Adam Vaughan for the guardian Amount of electricity demanded by homes and businesses one afternoon was lower than it was during night for first time ever Last weekend’s sunny weather was not [...]

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London’s Black Cabs Go Green as Geely Opens Coventry Factory

by Jess Shankleman for Bloomberg Markets An all-electric version of London’s iconic black cab is set to go on sale at the end of this year after its Chinese manufacturer opened a solar-powered [...]

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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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The U.S. Has More Solar Potential Than We Realized

  By Futurism According to a new study, if the top U.S. cities identified as having the most solar rooftop potential were utilized, the country could produce enough to power 8 million homes [...]