October 7th, 2011 | by Andrew
Solar PV power installations on university and college campuses have surged 450% over the last three years while average cost per Watt has fallen 35% since 2009, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, which has just released a new version of its US campus solar installations database
September 13th, 2011 | by Andrew
Santa Barbara's Solar3D Inc. announced that it's completed the design and is on track to complete a prototype of a "super-efficient" 3-D solar cell by the end of 2011. Holding out the promise of substantially increasing solar cell conversion efficiencies, the company believes its 3-D solar cell design "will dramatically change the economics of solar energy."