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Trojane Solar Power, Not Your Average Green “Donut Shop”

To call Trojane a simple “donut shop,” as if it were merely another Dunkin’ Donuts, wouldn’t be fair, because Trojane produces a world-class confection....

Largest Solar Plant Ever Built Under Construction This Year

The largest solar plant ever built is under construction in Oman. Interestingly, the solar panels are being used by an oil rig in order to...

Power-to-Gas System in Germany Uses Sun and Wind to Make Natural Gas

Germany is about to start a new phase in its energy revolution with a project that is meant to use captured carbon dioxide, use...

Solar Powered iPhone May Be Available Soon

A patent has been given to Apple after they filed their design for an iPhone that uses solar power to charge throughout the day. The...

Free Solar Panels Installed on Staples Rooftops – With an Interesting Catch

A new, inspired method of both promoting and providing solar power at minimum cost comes from SunEdison, subsidiary of MEMC. This new company policy enables the customer to have sun panels installed at zero cost, as long as they agree to pay for the power produced and used.

Revolutionary Solar Roof Announced by Elon Musk This Week

Since the news of the fusion between SolarCity and Tesla Motors, some even greater news now show up. At SolarCity's second quarter financial call this...

Beta.ray – Spherical Collector That Combines Photovoltaic and Thermal Power

Beta.ray, a transparent spherical solar energy collector with inbuilt tracking system, can harvest both solar energy and thermal power simultaneously, generating output regardless of...

Novel Crystalline Silicon Process May Lead to Cheaper Solar Energy

A recent study published in the Journal of American Chemical Society entitled “Direct Electrodeposition of Crystalline Silicon at Low Temperatures” details how researchers at...

World Tour Cyclist Helping Solar Power in Africa Gets Hit by Truck in Arkansas

Sean Conway, the man who wants to circle the globe only on his bike, in an effort to gather money for SolarAid - the...

Sunswift IVy, World's Fastest Solar Powered Car Entering Guiness Book

Achieving a high speed of a little over 88 km/h (54 miles/h), the UNSW's Sunswift IVy, powered only by silicon solar cells significantly topped the previous 1987 record of 79 km/h and was quick to make it into the Guinness World Book of Records.