1st Solar-powered EV Charging Station in NYC

Electric vehicles (EVs) are great, but better if you are not charging them from coal-powered electricity. Solar-powered charging stations are beginning to pop up now to address this situation. Dell he...

Ontario Feed-in Tariff Program

What is an application? An application alone is an expression of interest, not a finished project. With that said, it’s nonetheless encouraging to see the flood of applications come into the Ontario...

Solar Energy for not-so-sunny States

If we try to observe which states are going solar we will find an interesting bend. Many states in U.S.A. are not the sunniest one but still they are opting for solar energy. It’s natural for sunny ...

New Solar Power Technologies by Gossamer

Gossamer Space Frames has introduced two new concentrated solar power technologies that marry low tech components and off-the-shelf elements with high tech thin film solar panels to yield a system tha...

Solar Camels

Camels have been getting a bad rap recently, at least in Australia where they’ve become such a destructive invasive species and the government has called in airstrikes against them.  But in Kenya a...

US Marines to use PVs

Even if the US government is somehow behind it doesn’t mean that the US army will do the same. The most powerful, gadget-in-a-pocket army has made one more step to energy independence by convert...

Field Trip for Mojave Desert Solar Energy

Desertec had just been a dream and a brilliant example of innovative thinking when the global climate change was about to struck the community. Then Spanish giant Abengoa Solar won the bid to build a ...

The future of solar technology

The future of solar technology was on display at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, held in Washington D.C., where teams utilizing SMA inverter technology took four of the top five spots, ...