By Jeff Spross on March 5, 2014
Far more solar was installed in the fourth quarter of 2013 than in any previous quarter, making it the second-largest source of new electricity that year.
By Jeff Spross on February 28, 2014
Wind energy kept prices 40 percent lower than they would've otherwise been during the country's recent heat waves, while distributed solar power cut demand.
By Jeff Spross on February 27, 2014
The solar industry's workforce is projected to grow substantially in the coming years, making it a key opportunity for boosting veterans' employment.
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By Emily Atkin on February 21, 2014
Before President Obama's election in 2008, there had been no solar projects approved on public lands. With these two approvals, there are now 50.
By Lauren C. Williams on February 21, 2014
SolarCoin rewards people for generating solar power.
By Emily Atkin on February 12, 2014
The invention may be more than just beautiful. The orb-like system is touted as being 35 percent more efficient than a standard solar panel.
By Katie Valentine on February 11, 2014
Southern states accounted for some of the largest growth in solar jobs in 2013.
By Jeff Spross on February 7, 2014
It's indicative of a larger trend toward -- and need for --distributed solar generation for the world's poor.
By Emily Atkin on January 30, 2014
Rep. Mike Dudgeon, an electrical engineer, said the bill would let property owners lease solar panels instead of having to buy them with cash up front.
By Joanna M. Foster on January 27, 2014
The U.S. economy added over 23,600 solar energy related jobs last year, bringing the total number of solar jobs in the nation to 142,698.