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Utilities Across the US Embracing Solar Energy

For the sixth year in a row, the U.S. Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has ranked utilities across the nation in terms of how much solar …

119,000 Reasons Why Solar is a United States' Success Story

Every state in the union has benefitted from solar power’s remarkable growth over the last few years. In an actual headcount of employees, DC-based The Solar Foundation has found 119,000 employees in solar companies across the country. You can dive in and learn more about them here at the State …

Are Electric Vehicles Really Zero-Emission?

As the owner of the first Nissan Leaf electric car sold in Maine, it is my pleasure to give slide presentations to various groups about the history, benefits, and personal experiences of driving an electric vehicle.<p>After a showing of the movie <i>Revenge of the Electric Car</i>, I was participating in a …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …

A Solar Dish That Makes Electricity And Fresh Water

A technological twofer!<p>It's not exactly a solar panel. It's more like a solar dish. And not only does it generate electricity, it makes water, too.<p>Researchers at companies and universities in Switzerland are developing a parabolic solar energy-capturing dish that they hope will be cheaper than …