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Solar Cell Innovation Shines a Clean Power Spotlight on Arkansas

An Arkansas startup partnered with the global solar powerhouse Yingli to bring a new low-cost, high-efficiency solar cell to the marketplace. And that's…

Recycling Solar Panels Could Represent a $15 Billion Opportunity By 2050

Recycling solar photovoltaic panels is expected to represent a $US15 billion opportunity worldwide by 2050.

The Clean Tech Electricity Future

The 21st-century grid has the potential to be a lower-cost, lower-emissions and higher-reliability solution. And large utilities are ushering in the next generation…

Optimizing Climate Resilience Through Solar Plus Storage

Solar combined with storage can serve as a resiliency mechanism to prepare communities to handle extreme weather events caused by climate change, and…

Energy Needs More Panels, Blades and Software — Not a Miracle

The renewable technology stack is strong, with decades of iterations producing reliable and cost-competitive products. Let's deploy more of them, not try to…

It’s Time for Energy to Go Digital

Homeowners often find themselves jockeying between dense government databases and Doomsday preppers’ blogs in their quest to seek out real, fact-based information about…

New Solar-Powered Device Revives Hydrogen Economy Dream

Swiss researchers have developed a low-cost, solar-powered water-splitting device that offers new hope to fans of the hydrogen economy of the future.

Why Renewable Energy Is Now a Requirement for CSR

Renewable energy is no longer optional when it comes to corporate social responsibility.

Half A Billion Solar Panels By 2021: U.S. Army Makes It Look Easy

The U.S. Army is plunging forward with solar projects that make Hillary Clinton's ambitious solar power goal look like a done deal.

Why the White House is Counting on Energy Storage

Michael Grasso, chief marketing officer of Sunrun, looks to the future of energy storage in light of the recent White House commitment on…

Envision Solar Hires Veterans for Made-In-America Clean Energy Products

Envision Solar, which manufacturers solar-powered electric vehicle chargers and portable “solar tree” arrays in the U.S., is working with advocacy groups to increase…

Data Communications and The Revolution in the U.S. Electric Grid

A revolution is underfoot in which each utility customer has the potential to become its own mini-power plant and a supplier of electricity.

Marketplace Lending: More Than Personal Finance

Some observers question the viability of the marketplace lending business model and predict that Lending Club’s trouble marks the beginning of an end.…

Bringing Solar to Everyone

Thus far, rooftop solar incentives have gone mostly to well-off homeowners in major cities, leaving Americans in remote regions, and the poor, out…

Tesla Finalizes $2.6 Billion Acquisition of SolarCity

On Sunday, high-end electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced the final terms of its acquisition of SolarCity. The deal will cost Tesla approximately…