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5 Solar Innovations That Are Revolutionizing the World

Solar power is lighting up the world, and not just on rooftops. Forward-thinking minds are discovering ways to harness the sun's energy in many …

Clean Energy

Solar Impulse 2 pilot set to speak at Dubai summit

One of the two pilots behind the flight of the first aircraft to fly around the world using only the power of the sun will be a guest speaker at the …

Science vine: how do solar panels work?

Over the next few months we’ll be breaking down scientific concepts into six-second vines at #guardianscienceinsix. This week we look at photovoltaic cells. But can you do better?<p>Solar panels have long been a feature of the quest for renewable energy, and as such feel like a very modern technology …

Solar Panels

More solar in the city is aim of new initiative

A summer-long program to help Rochester residents go solar is about to get underway, with aspirations of bringing about a dramatic increase in the …

Everything That Can Go Wrong With Solar Panels

If you’ve thought about solar panels, you’ve probably thought about what could go wrong.<p>I talked over some of the worst-case scenarios with experts – …

How many solar panels does the Pope have?

Few, if any, institutions have the reach and influence of the Papacy, and Pope Francis great charisma has achieved unprecedented media coverage and …

Though considered safe, solar panels offer challenges to firefighters

The growing number of solar panels on businesses and homes is creating challenges for firefighters, even though the units themselves rarely spark …

Solar Panels Are Part of the Pope’s Revolution—But So Is Dismantling Structural Racism

The Pope is talking about a revolution that goes way beyond simply adding renewable energy to our current extractive economy.

Activism

Kyocera unveils world’s largest floating solar panel system

The Japanese are seemingly perpetually at the forefront of innovation, and when it comes to environmental consciousness, the island nation is now …

Sonoma County

How Solar Panels Work, Explained in 6 Seconds

For most of us, aside from the electricians, technicians, and engineers who work with electricity every day, the currents that power so many of the …

Solar Panels

To Limit Its Carbon Footprint, France Asks Citizens To Cover Rooftops With Plants Or Solar Panels

A new law passed by the French parliament makes it mandatory for all rooftops on new buildings built in commercial zones in France to be partially …

Germany Can Now Produce Half Its Energy From Solar

Image: bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock<p>New data reveals that Germany broke a record at the start of June by generating half its energy from solar power, …

Solar Power

China Now the Leading Global Market for Solar Panels

By Anthony Marcusa | June 22, 2015<p><i>The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new</i> …

Solar Power

Come Meet 'America's Greenest Hotel' (and its 100 Solar Panels)

With an intense focus on conservation and sustainability, the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina touts itself as the "greenest" hotel in …

Solar Power

770k tons on landfill by 2040: Old Japanese solar panels may harm environment

Japan’s drive towards creating green energy could come at significant environmental cost. The country’s Environment Ministry says that 770,000 tons …

Samsung wants to install 60,000 solar panels in Flamborough

A major energy corporation is in talks with landowners across north Flamborough to install about 60,000 solar panels through the area.<p>Samsung …

3 Tiny Houses That Let You Live Green—and off the Grid

The tiny-house fad appears to be here to stay, fetishized in a stream of articles and fueled by a fascination with living a less materialistic …

Should You Put Solar Panels On Your House?

<b>Correction appended Monday, June 30.</b><p>This past winter was one of the worst on record for the northeast, but the snow didn’t stop U.S. homeowners from …

Solar Power

Want Solar Power? Here’s How To Get It Under 11K

Think of it as a solar energy starter pack<p>CD-R King sells a multitude of products, but one product that many of you might have been curious about is …

Solar Power

How solar panels, batteries and driverless cars will change your portfolio

Favorite stocks in an SMSF that provide reliable growth and cashflow today won’t be here in the next decade or two – at least not in their present …