Robert Wróbel

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Solar power coming to the Top of Utah

OGDEN — Just in time for Earth Day, Weber State University is announcing a partnership with Utah Clean Energy to bring more solar power to northern …

Thin-film solar technology under scrutiny as China's Hanergy soars

HONG KONG, April 19 (Reuters) - The green energy potential of thin-film solar panels has propelled Li Hejun to the top of China’s rich-list, but his Hanergy Holdings has yet to prove it can turn impressive laboratory research into commercially successful products.<p>Hanergy Thin Film Power, a Hong …

“The direction of change is clear”: 4 reasons the green movement is picking up steam

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Historians will remember 2015 as the year the world decisively moved away from its reliance on fossil fuels<p>Michael T. Klare<p>April 19, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Don’t hold your breath, but future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the …

Fossil Fuels

EV owners in San Francisco can now recharge their cars off the grid with solar energy

As of today, electric vehicle owners in San Francisco can revitalize their car's battery at any of three off-the-grid charging stations powered entirely by solar energy. For free. The Level 2 charging stations are the work of a company called Envision Solar; San Francisco's Department of the …

PosiGen Brings Solar to the Working Class With a Unique Twist on a Lease

Going solar isn’t something that should be reserved for the wealthy, according to the founders of PosiGen, a four-year-old solar company out of New …

US Solar Proponents Square Off With Power Utilities As Americans Install More Rooftop Solar Panels

Americans are installing rooftop solar power systems at an unprecedented rate thanks to plunging panel prices and growing concerns about climate …

What’s the future of solar power?

In a broad new assessment of the status and prospects of solar photovoltaic technology, MIT researchers say that it is “one of the few renewable, …

House of the Future Is Here Today, Generates Twice the Energy It Uses

Buildings can suck up a lot of energy. Etimates say that the nation's 114 million households and 4.7 million commercial buildings account for nearly …

Prefab Homes

A Science and News Organization

People with lung conditions are more likely to refill prescriptions and be hospitalized during smoke waves, and when pregnant mothers are exposed …

Climate Change

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Solar Jobs Census 2014 in the U.S.

<b>The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census Finds that U.S. Solar Jobs Grew by 86% since 2010; 21.8% More than Last Year</b><p>WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. …

Natural Gas

FACT SHEET: Administration Announces Actions To Drive Growth In Solar Energy And Train Workers For Clean-Energy Jobs

The President is committed to addressing climate change and creating jobs by spurring the deployment of clean sources of energy. Since President …

Salt Lake City

Staff

The Solar Foundation is an entrepreneurial workplace with ambitious goals and a commitment to achieving lasting impact. We are experts in our fields …

Business Development

Cheap Solar Power Pushes Renewables Growth Worldwide

By Bobby Magill<p><i>Published:</i> April 7th, 2014<p>The share of total global electricity production generated by renewable energy is climbing, mainly because …

Renewable Energy

3 Reasons Solar and Wind Energy Will Take Over Our Power Grid Much Sooner Than You Think

Getting power from the wind and the sun no longer seems like a hippie fantasy: Elon Musk is betting that solar power will be so profitable it will …