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Doha: H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development , will commence a five-day exploratory research visit to Japan today.
SAN BERNARDINO The San Bernardino County Planning Commission voted 3-1 this week to approve a conditional use permit for a solar power company that plans to establish a 5.8-megawatt facility on a 50-acre property near the intersections of White Road and Neilson Road in Phelan.
Can utilities adapt to emerging innovations that allow customers to "bypass" their services? Or, will power companies become the modern-day dinosaur? The trend is toward more independent customers who are able to generate their own electricity - all spearheaded by advancing technologies that are becoming cheaper and more effective.
We're seeing a lot more sun these days, as spring unfolds, but are we using it more? A solar power advocate says that may be about to take off.
About a month after being fired from his job in December 2013, Dimitri King returned to the Branchburg commercial facility where he had overseen the instillation of solar panels and stole $12,000 worth of copper wires, according to nj.com .
A Clemson University professor was recognized by the White House this week for four decades of work promoting solar energy.
The Union County Improvement Authority is in search for a new solar energy company since their original vendor, Tioga Energy Inc, who installed and maintained the systems currently in place ran out of money, according to nj.com .
As a way of becoming less reliant on Russian conventional energy Ukraine is talking to US investors who want to put money into alternative energy like wind and solar.
The new report from Environment America Research & Policy Center recognized the top twenty cities in the U.S. for photovoltaic power and said, "The United States has more than 200 times as much solar photovoltaic capacity installed today as it did in 2002."
The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill earlier this week that may add extra charges to utility customers who want to install rooftop solar panels or small wind turbines.
Jessica Bailey of Norwalk has been named one of 10 "Champions for Change" by President Obama for her work to promote solar energy as director of Connecticut's "Green Bank."
The theory: The Senate majority leader masterminded the takeover of Bundy's cattle in Gold Butte to clear land for a solar facility that Chinese company ENN hoped to build in Southern Nevada.
Local environmental groups are calling for Charlotte to improve their solar energy policies because Charlotte is the only city in the state that exceeds federal pollution standards.
Kazakh Oil and Gas Ministry and French company Total signed a memorandum of understanding to develop cooperation in solar energy area, the ministry's press service said on April 17. The memorandum was signed by the representatives of the Oil and Gas Ministry, Total and SunPower .
The solar industry now employs 143,000 Americans like these veterans who are part of Grid Alternatives that puts solar panels on low-income people's homes.
MIT and Harvard researchers have developed a switchable material that can absorb the sun's heat and store that energy in chemical form, ready to be released again "on demand."