The market for solar power is growing faster than ever, but profitability has been lagging. The keys to improvement are better capital and operational efficiency.
How Solar Energy Works
The cost of solar and how solar energy works are two of the top questions consumers have about this growing renewable resource. Get your answers here.
Why have solar energy costs fallen?
MIT team awarded U.S. Department of Energy grant to investigate cost reductions in solar energy systems.
Wind, solar subsidies will not solve energy issues
For those that want to replace all fossil fuel use in the next few years I recommend, “The “New Energy Economy”: An exercise in Magical Thinking,” by Mark Mills
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How Industry 4.0 Can Impact Energy
Industry 4.0 can impact energy systems in many facets—focuses on clean energy adoption, energy efficiency—also gets blockchain into picture.
How Blockchain Helps Brooklyn Dwellers Use Neighbors' Solar Energy
A project called TransActive Grid is testing a new way to trade solar power among neighbors. For now only credits are being traded — not actual energy — using the technology that underpins bitcoin.
Wind energy comes of age, loses subsidies, must compete with solar
The good news for the wind industry is that critics can no longer complain about the federal tax subsidies that have made its projects attractive. The bad news is that the wind industry will have to compete with solar power, which still has years of tax credits left. Federal production tax credits generate about $23 for every megawatt of electricity produced in a project’s first decade of operation. In a competitive wholesale energy market like Texas, that means a wind generator can bid…
Electric vehicles, solar energy and more at Energy Trends Expo
Dakota Electric Association invites the public to the Energy Trends Expo, May 10, at the Eagan Community Center. The event, hosted by Dakota Electric and Lakeville Friends of the Environment, provides an opportunity for people to learn about the latest in renewable technology, energy efficiency and electric vehicles. Visitors can talk with electric vehicle owners about …
Study Identifies 20 Overlooked Benefits of Distributed Solar Energy
A study released today provides the most complete list yet of the advantages of solar energy — from carbon sequestration to improvements for pollinator habitat — and offers an important new framework for analyzing solar projects to better understand the full suite of benefits.
Solar Is the Fastest-Growing Energy, Says Top Fossil Fuel Major
The world’s growing fleet of solar panels generated a third more electricity in 2015 than a year earlier, making power captured from the sun the world’s fastest growing source of energy, according to BP Plc.
PUC clears Xcel Energy agreement that paves way for more solar generation
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission approved a sweeping settlement between Xcel Energy and two dozen parties on Wednesday, paving the way for more flexible electricity rates and a bigger role …
This N.J. couple found a no-cost way to convert to solar energy
They wanted to go green, but didn't want to lay out $58K for a traditional conversion. The solution cost nothing.
Opinion: How benefits of solar energy in SC go beyond emissions
Opinion column from Upstate Forever official says solar energy will help SC to stabilize energy costs and attract 'high-caliber' businesses
What are Solar Energy Tax Credits for Homeowners?
Going solar made simple with solar energy tax credits for homeowners. Hundreds of thousands of Sunrun customers have gone solar, find out you can too!
10 Solar Energy Facts & Charts You (& Everyone) Should Know
I sometimes forget that not everyone has the time to read all 9,190 solar energy articles we've published here on CleanTechnica -- or even 10% of them, or 1% of them. Okay, who am I kidding -- most people haven't read a single solar energy article published on CleanTechnica. Our goal isn't just to be a cheerleader
Tips to Stay Cool Folsom CA
Looking for ways to keep cool in this heat? Worried about the drought and wasting water? Here are a few tips on how to stay cool without w...
How is Solar Energy Stored in 2019?
Learn how solar batteries store energy for later use. Get the breakdown on solar plus storage.
These 10 countries are leading the world in solar energy
They have more solar power installed than anyone else.
Access Power: Why Africa is the next frontier for solar energy
Dubai-based developer Access Power talks to BusinessGreen about its plans to transform energy generation in Africa,Solar ,Africa,Solar PV,In-depth