Southern Alberta city pulls plug on $13M solar power project
Small and unreliable contribution to the community’s power needs didn’t justify the cost.
Tesla starts producing solar cells in Buffalo
Company hopes to scale cell production beyond two gigawatts annually.
Oh, the irony! Solar panels power Kentucky Coal Museum
It’s a symbol of the state’s efforts to move away from coal as its primary energy source.
Utilities try to tilt solar energy market in their favour
Solar power is growing rapidly, now employing more than 209,000 workers – a 125% increase since 2010.
Network with thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors…
Alberta taps climate levy fund to help farmers reduce GHG emissions
Province will spend $10 million to expand existing programs to encourage the use energy efficient equipment and solar power.
Google expands Project Sunroof solar panel initiative
The tech-giant’s new service quickly tallies up considerations of going solar and whether homeowners should buy or lease solar panels.
Google’s Project Sunroof will map the planet’s solar potential [VIDEO]
Solar optimization map tells users the best places to gather energy from roof-mounted solar panels.
Ultra-efficiency solar cell breakthrough
Could reduce production costs by 30%.
Solar plane suspends trip in Hawaii because of battery damage
Solar Impulse team said irreversible damage caused by overheating batteries has grounded the flight until at least April.
Solar module makers say duties necessary to survive Chinese imports
Manufacturers are calling for Canada to follow the EU and the US by imposing tariffs on Chinese imports that allegedly violate international trading rules.
Renewable energy shows record growth in power sector
135 gigawatts of capacity added from wind, solar, hydropower, but few gains are being made in heating and transport.
Apple invests in solar, “sustainable” timber
Part of the tech giant’s drive to power operations with renewable energy.
US, California modify area for renewable energy plants
Regulators will initially focus on fast-tracking about 10 million acres of federal land.
Swiss solar plane begins round the world flight [VIDEO]
Took off from Abu Dhabi, trip to be completed in July or August.