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Solar garden proposed for Nelson, B.C., could be a 1st in Canada

The City of Nelson, B.C., could become the first in Canada to build a community solar garden that would provide residents with "clean" energy and …

Solar Power

Want a Solar Energy Loan? One Startup Can Help

Solar energy, while certainly a growing field, is still not accessible and affordable for the average household. But some companies in the Boston …

California electricity rates to undergo biggest change in 15 years

California regulators radically revamped the way electricity rates work in the state, approving changes Friday that will raise monthly utility bills for the most energy-efficient homeowners while giving many bigger energy users a break.<p>The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to …

James Cameron Has Created Giant Solar Flowers That Track The Sun

Serious flower power.<p><i>Avatar</i> director James Cameron is no stranger to taking on big projects. Not only has he recreated an extraterrestrial world and …

Sunny weather sees solar power supply record amount of UK's electricity demand

The news comes ahead of "solar independence day" on Saturday<p>Solar power has supplied 16 per cent of the UK's electricity demand on Friday afternoon thanks to the sunny weather, the industry estimates.<p>Believed to be a record amount, the news comes ahead of "solar independence day" on …

Why the Saudis Are Going Solar

The fate of one of the biggest fossil-fuel producers may now depend on its investment in renewable energy.<p>Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammad Al Saud belongs to the family that rules Saudi Arabia. He wears a white <i>thawb</i> and <i>ghutra</i>, the traditional robe and headdress of Arab men, and he has a cavernous …