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China installed more solar panels in 2013 than any country ever has

China is now home to more solar panels than any other country, after installing 12 gigawatts of solar panels in 2013, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. That’s equal to the total amount of panels in the entire United States, and more than any country has ever added in a single year. …

Solar Power

What you need to know about shopping for solar panels

Following a record breaking year for rooftop solar panels in the U.S. in 2012, you can expect a flood of information overload on how to go about …

What SolarCity’s earnings say about the challenges of building a solar retail business

<i>This article originally appeared on GigaOM Pro, or premium research subscription service.</i><p>What are the challenges of growing a solar installation …

Google invests in big South African solar project

Google (s GOOG) is taking its strategy of investing millions of dollars into clean power projects in the U.S. and focusing it on Africa for the first …

How Solar PV is Winning Over CSP

More and more, renewable energies are competing against each other, instead of against conventional energy sources.<p>If you read the reports from major …

Plug-And-Play Residential Solar In Five Years? Fraunhofer USA And Partners Are Working To Make This A Reality

Imagine going into your Home Depot, Lowes, local hardware store, or ordering online to pick out your solar system. It might have PV modules that are peel and stick. It might have really simple residential rooftop mounting technology. You go to the counter and have the option of having somebody come …

Bright sun, bright future: Can Africa unlock its solar potential?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Which country boasts the world's fastest growing clean energy investment? Germany? No. United States? Think again.<p>Jumping from a few hundred million dollars to $5.7 billion, South Africa recorded last year the world's highest growth in renewable energy investment, according to the U.N. …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Photography

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

It's a Small World - the World of Macro Photography

Macro Photography