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 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 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.
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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 Kiley Kroh on January 2, 2014
California, the nation's solar standout, more than doubled its rooftop solar installations last year from 1,000 megawatts (MW) to 2,000 MW.
By Emily Atkin on January 2, 2014
China's second-largest maker of solar PV panels announced its plans to build a massive 1,000 MW ground-mounted solar power plant complex in a remote Chinese desert.
By Kiley Kroh on December 10, 2013
Another big quarter for the U.S. solar industry.
By Jeff Spross on December 3, 2013
The analysis found unsubsidized solar met or undercut natural gas' cost in multiple global regions and under two different scenarios.
By Jeff Spross on November 25, 2013
Home builder PSW is outfitting new homes in two Texas neighborhoods with solar, with no monthly costs to homeowners, and SolarCity will be handling their upkeep.
By Mari Hernandez, Guest Blogger on November 24, 2013
A rooftop solar installation can slash a home's electricity demand during the hottest summer hours by 58 percent, according to a new study.