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Read our latest stories on efforts to power homes and businesses with the sun’s rays.

SunShot solar initiatives could out-do Keystone XL pipeline for job creation

Can the Keystone XL Pipeline Beat Wind and Solar’s Job Creation?

The Keystone XL Pipeline really is a "blip" in terms of job creation, as revealed by two new reports on wind power and…
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Sol Chip Creates the Everlasting Solar Battery

Limitless power has long been a dream for mankind. But when it comes to technology, sometimes baby steps are needed before the giant…
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Samsung Continues Global Renewable Energy Investment with Solar in Canada

Samsung Renewable Energy inked a partnership agreement with Canadian Solar Inc. to open a solar module and power voltage manufacturing plant in Ontario.
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Panasonic Among Many Companies Ahead of Obama on Climate Change

Panasonic is among the global companies taking climate change more seriously, Obama's speech last week notwithstanding.
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What Makes Solar Energy a Good Investment?

Solar energy is no longer just a feel-good investment - it can also be a great financial investment when paired with new kinds…
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A Solar Fridge for Fresh Food in Hot Climates

The University of Cincinnati responds to food shortages with solar-powered cold storage for farms.
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Desertec Plans for North Africa Supplying Solar Power to Europe Now On Hold

More partners pulled out of Desertec, and Morocco’s opening of a new solar plant could kill the $560 billion plan to send Saharan…
J.N. Stuart's flickr photos shows how solar panels can provide energy and shade for this parking lot.

Los Angeles Celebrates Launch of Largest Municipal Solar Program in U.S.

As Angelenos look forward to sunny beach days ahead, they also should celebrate the city’s FIT program. It is a bright example for…
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Solar: A New Way to Invest in the Future

Solar provides a new way to diversify your portfolio.
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Crowdsourcing Solar is a Bright and Powerful Idea

The past few years have been amazing for solar in the U.S. New capacity added in 2012 grew by 76% over the previous…
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Why Solar Power is Pure ECO:nomics

At this year's ECO:nomics Conference, energy leaders discussed the arrival of solar on the energy main stage. Learn about how an increasingly diverse…
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Claremont Creek Ventures on Energy Policy and Clean Tech Investments

The Managing Director of Claremont Creek Ventures discusses solar power and energy security.
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Solar Power to Hit Cost Parity Next Year

Like the little engine that could, or the middle aged rock star that, after twenty years of struggling in sleazy dives has suddenly…
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SolarCity & Honda Team Up to Provide Solar Power to Customers

The companies are teaming up to provide deals to Honda and Acura customers in the U.S. to install solar power on their rooftops.
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The iShack: Bringing Renewable Energy to South Africa Settlements

Connecting impoverished homes with electricity and access to safe drinking water has always been a challenge in South Africa. The iShack is a…