November 24th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan
Sea Green is possibly the most soothing calm color of the entire color spectrum. Imagine how wonderful it must be to be encompassed and surrounded by 1,200 sea green solar arrays as a student at C.F. Møller-designed International School Nordhavn in Copenhagen. It is cleantech magic informing the architecture — not only soothing to the eye but refreshing to the student’s mind and body as the solar panels produce clean energy and keep the air cleaner while adding to the building’s aesthetic
November 17th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan
Every day, the smartphone goes here and there with us — on the jog, the walk, bicycle, metro, and in the EV. It is often using handy apps along the way. Checking email, texting, working on the metro, scrolling social media in the cafe or while the car is charging, on the phone — these activities are a way of life for many. A common thought that pops into our heads is where to plug in and recharge.
Sunslice, the smallest solar charger in the world, is one solution. It's perfect for the day after a storm or hurricane when the power is still out but the sun is back
November 16th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
After studying the wings of butterflies, researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology say that reproducing the pattern of nanoholes found in nature can increase the efficiency of thin film solar panels by up to 200 percent.
November 13th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
2017 is the year of the electric vehicle, and that's been reflected in CleanTechnica's coverage and most popular articles. Yet again, the most popular stories of the past week here on CleanTechnica were EV stories, with a few big renewable energy ones sneaking in as well. Check out the top 20 here
November 13th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
What happened in the solar & storage industries in October? A lot! Below is a concise summary of the most notable solar and energy storage stories of the month
July 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers at Princeton have developed a new solar cell that operates on near UV light to power smart windows that need no connection to a building's existing electrical system.
May 17th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia have begun the first large scale test of printed solar panels they have been working on for 15 years. The panels are light, flexible and cost less than conventional solar panels. They ever work in moonlight.
March 29th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
Brooklyn-based solar company Pvilion is leading the charge to put solar everywhere. Their projects range from building covers to small consumer items. “We’re looking at solar as a building material that can be used in a lot of different contexts,” says CEO Colin Touhey.
December 30th, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer
A way to incentivize the use of clean energy like solar after dark -- instead of gas peakers -- to cover peak loads has been proposed in a white paper commissioned by Arizona’s Residential Utility Consumer Office
December 25th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
These are 5 messages that I think anyone wanting a better US economy (or a better economy in practically any country), anyone wanting national energy freedom (aka energy independence), anyone wanting to advance the most cost-effective choices for electricity generation, and anyone wanting to make logical energy decisions should know and share with others
December 6th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
New diesel-killing solar cell from Georgia Tech is easy to fabricate at room temperature, does not require any fancy vacuum equipment.
November 28th, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer
Within days after the catastrophic electoral college win of an autocrat with promised climate ruin, the Obama Administration Bureau of Land Management (BLM) finalized new competitive auctions for desert solar leases with the same safeguards as those for oil and gas leases
November 21st, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer
Here's how renewable energy contracts work to protect ratepayers, utilities, and renewable energy developers through the power purchase agreement (PPA)
August 22nd, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer
Elon Musk is proposing adding building-integrated solar roofs to his arsenal of sustainable home energy appliances. Instead of an “aftermarket” [&hellip
August 16th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
A common polymer the thickness of a large virus could bring about a "sustainable revolution" of low cost, high volume, rapid payback solar cells
July 29th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
The new idea is to drive the cost of solar power down past fossil fuels, and sink it to the range of two or three cents per kilowatt hour by
July 9th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
The US solar industry could be the future beneficiary of a flurry of gold nanoparticle research supported by the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research
July 5th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath Just weeks after Japanese car maker Toyota unveiled its market ready solar-integrated Prius [&hellip
July 5th, 2016 | by Saurabh
Originally published on Clean Techies. Leading thin-film solar module manufacturing company First Solar recently announced the launch of a major [&hellip
June 21st, 2016 | by James Ayre
A consortium composed of Neoen SAS and First Solar has won the project bid for a new 47.5 megawatt utility-scale [&hellip
May 29th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
Check out this solar and wind power news from around the interwebs to make this Sunday (or Monday?) a bit [&hellip
May 8th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
Finally catching up on all the extra stories I’ve saved since the Tesla Model 3 unveiling, here’s a lot of [&hellip
May 4th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
Low cost solar innovator Siva Power has been making that case that scaling up is the key to manufacturing solar modules in the