Ford has recently signed an agreement to consume 15% of the electricity produced by Sonora80M Group’s 20 MW solar park, which is anticipated to reach up to 80 MW eventually, after all four phases are complete. Leading up to this investment which is for its own electricity needs, Ford has been pushing and stimulating residential [...]
The solar industry in Georgia is pushing a power monopoly to expand the use of solar energy as it plans to meet the state’s electricity needs in the next two decades. Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power must submit new plans every three years; advocates for the state’s solar power industry and tea party leaders fault [...]
With the shale gas boom dominating energy exploration in the US, the sun-soaked petro kingdoms of the Middle East are looking to solar to ease their own oil addiction and develop a new export business. Masdar subsidiary Masdar PV, for instance, made the thin-film solar panels installed in the Mauritania project at the company’s German [...]
The plane which is constructed to be powered only by the sun has completed the first leg of a journey that aims to cross the US, as of May 4th! This aircraft is known as the Solar Impulse. It took off from San Francisco on Friday at dawn, and landed in Phoenix, Arizona approximately 18 [...]
Texas Representative Mark Strama joins Austin community leaders to highlight the positive impact of solar energy on the city and state at unveiling.