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Solar energy is one of the richest and cleanest energy sources available. Solar energy related technologies include solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal electricity and solar architecture, which can make considerable contributions to solving some of the most urgent problems the world now faces. (Wikipedia)

Converting Solar Energy into Hydrogen Fuel – AZoM

AZoMConverting Solar Energy into Hydrogen FuelAZoMResearchers at the Argonne National Laboratory’s Center for Nanoscale Materials have recently published a paper in ACS Nano describing the potential of a synthetic nanocatalytic photon to hydrogen converter to be used as an efficient source for …

The US government keeps spectacularly underestimating solar energy installation – Quartz

QuartzThe US government keeps spectacularly underestimating solar energy installationQuartzThe only thing certain in this life are death, taxes and the US department of energy’s massive underestimate of renewable energy capacity. Every two years, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), America’s official source for energy statistics …Forecasting emerging technology like Solar EnergyNext Big FutureVestas, Tesla, Windlab, & Australian CEFC Partner On World’s First Utility-Scale Hybrid Wind, Solar, & Storage ProjectCleanTechnicaWindlab and Vestas partner on the world’s first utility-scale hybrid integrated wind, solar & storage projectWindpower Engineering (press release)Malaysiakini -Inhabitat -CleanTechnicaall 54 news articles »

Can Elon Musk’s solar roof tiles replace fossil fuels in housing? – The Architect’s Newspaper

The Architect’s NewspaperCan Elon Musk’s solar roof tiles replace fossil fuels in housing?The Architect’s NewspaperAt the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in July, Elon Musk claimed that the U.S. can run solely on solar energy. “If you wanted to power the entire U.S. with solar panels,” he said, “it would take a fairly small corner of Nevada or Texas …and more »

South Portland starts farming solar energy – The Forecaster

The ForecasterSouth Portland starts farming solar energyThe ForecasterSOUTH PORTLAND — With the flip of a switch Tuesday, the city’s new solar farm officially became the largest municipally owned array in the state. “It feels good,” Mayor Patti Smith exclaimed while flipping on the system’s switches. A few dozen people …

JEA shakes up solar policies – Jacksonville Business Journal

Jacksonville Business JournalJEA shakes up solar policiesJacksonville Business JournalHowever, this estimate was criticized by battery and solar companies during public comments for being too low. JEA wants homeowners to have batteries to store the solar energy they produce, rather than sell it back to the authority. “Without storage …

Solar Industry Wants to Build Puerto Rico’s Grid of the Future – Bloomberg

BloombergSolar Industry Wants to Build Puerto Rico’s Grid of the FutureBloombergSome hope the crisis will spur greater energy self-reliance. “We should be more flexible, to allow regions to have their own systems,” said Marco Antonio Rigau, president of San Juan’s city council, in an interview. “We are not using solar energy …DEEP taking heat on its proposed changes to solar policyThe CT MirrorSchools Bring In Solar EnergyFacility Executive MagazineTurkish energy firm to form partnership with US solar panel manufacturerDaily SabahThe Guardian -CleanTechnica -Renewables Nowall 55 news articles »

How to Make Enemies in Solar Energy – Motley Fool

How to Make Enemies in Solar EnergyMotley FoolHow to Make Enemies in Solar Energy. First Solar’s stance on import tariffs won’t make it any friends in solar energy. Travis Hoium. (TMFFlushDraw). Oct 16, 2017 at 9:31AM. In the battle over solar tariffs proposed by bankrupt manufacturers Suniva and …and more »

University of Denver team comes third as Swiss team takes first in Solar Decathlon 2017 – The Denver Post

Washington PostUniversity of Denver team comes third as Swiss team takes first in Solar Decathlon 2017The Denver PostBrenton Kreiger, a student from the University of California, Berkeley, walks down the outside staircase of their home that will be competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon on Oct. 3, 2017 in Denver. Expand. By Danika Worthington …University of Maryland team takes 2nd place in international ‘Solar Decathlon’Washington PostUS Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 Wraps Up; UNLV Places Eighth in International CompetitionUNLV NewsCenterLas Vegas Claims First in the Innovation Contest and Northwestern Wins the Communications Contest at US … (blog)all 18 news articles »

The economic case for rebuilding Puerto Rico’s power grid with solar energy – CBS News

CBS NewsThe economic case for rebuilding Puerto Rico’s power grid with solar energyCBS NewsDr. Jon LaPook sat down with two of the film’s key figures, Drs. Jim Yong Kim and Paul Farmer, to discuss the benefits of using solar energy to restore power to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria rather than rebuilding a traditional electrical …A fire department in Puerto Rico is now powered by solar: ‘It’s a matter of life and death’CNBCElon Musk Is Only Somewhat Right That Tesla’s Solar & Storage Can Scale To Rebuild Puerto Rico’s GridCleanTechnicaall 1,730 news articles »