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

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Sustainable Design in Masdar City: Photo Essay

Flip through this photo essay, featuring images snapped on a recent tour of the city during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2014, for an…
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Sustainability in the UK National Health Service: A Case for Solar Power

With the daily tales of woe and waste, blame traded back and forth between the U.K. National Health Service and the government, what…
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MPOWERD Lantern Brings Affordable Solar to Sub-Saharan Africa

MPOWERD is a startup with a solar lantern that is turning heads in firms across Africa and capturing the interest of international distributors.
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Interview: Ford Solar C-Max Energi Provides Relief from Pump Pain

Why Ford's solar concept car may be a game-changer.
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Six African Countries Win $330 Million to Bolster Private Investment in Climate Action

Projects designed to bolster private investment in effective climate solutions in six African countries have received $330 million in funding from the African…
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Venture Capitalists Invest More Funding in Solar

Solar energy project funding and capital raised by third-party solar finance companies have exceeded that for all of 2012 through 3Q 2013, according…
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US Navy Invests $30 Million In Hawaii’s Renewable Energy

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced recently that it will invest $30 million in Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based program that funds the…
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Solar Exchange: One-Stop Bidding for Solar Installations

Solar Exchange is a start-up modeled on software trading platforms that just might revolutionize the solar power industry.
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…