The U.S. residential PV installer will work with the Pacific Gas and Electric Company in San Jose, California, to test the efficacy of coordinated solar smart inverters and storage for enhanced grid stability.
The solar-powered aircraft, grounded in Hawaii since July, has raised the funds required to complete its round-the-world journey attempt, confirms pilot and co-founder Andre Borschberg.
New solar and wind capacity additions between 2015 and 2020 will add more power globally than U.S. shale-oil production did during 2010-2015, according to a new report by Goldman Sachs.
The company plans to manufacture its multi-junction PV modules in the Southern Brazilian state, and is currently investigating locations.
Commencement of insolvency proceedings in Spain sparks real fears of contagion for Abengoa Yield, the U.S.-based subsidiary of the Spanish renewable energy company.
Government aims to raise that investment goal to around $4 billion per year within 3-4 years and will identify opportunities to source low-cost foreign investment, said energy minister Piyush Goyal.
Under two initiatives aiming to work in tandem, an international coalition of billionaires, including Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Alibaba’s Jack Ma, and African Rainbow Minerals’ Patrice Motsepe have pledged to channel their cash...
Up-to-date survey of just 10% of the British solar sector reveals that thousands of jobs have already been lost; extrapolated for the entire industry the data suggests that as many as 6,500 positions could have been lost.
Following its comment in September that the International Energy Agency (IEA) is "holding back" global renewable expansion by consistently underestimating its supply potential, the Energy Watch Group (EWG) has now released...
Solar alliance first of many anticipated agreements and pledges over the coming two weeks in Paris, which could prove crucial in determining how the globe tackles climate change in the few years.
The energy sector has undergone huge changes over the last years, mainly due to the decentralization of energy systems and the increasing role of renewables. While the sector’s defining characteristics continue to shift, a new...
The Emirate kingdom of Dubai has announced a program that will see it generate 25% of its electricity from solar by 2030. Along with an announced 5 GW expansion of the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the Dubai...
The 16th Forum Solarpraxis kicked off in the German capital this week showcasing international developments in technology and policy and offering market assessments from industry reps. Developments in Germany and the U.K. could...
The process could one day play a key role in fighting climate change. The engineers have also provided design principles to help the photovoltaic industry build energy-efficient, corrosion-protected solar cells for other...
The country's big four energy providers are struggling with the immense cost of decommissioning the remaining nuclear power plants. Finding a final waste site remains a key issue.
Researchers from Stanford University have layed out exactly how the planet could forego fossil fuel and nuclear power and adopt renewable energy across the board.
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