The world’s largest solar powered boat, MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, established a new speed record for a solar-powered transatlantic crossing earlier this year and is now set to begin a new life by transforming into a scientific research vessel. Beginning June 7th, the clean energy catamaran will begin collecting data along the Gulf Stream ocean current. This journey will […]
As of June 4, 2013, IKEA has officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Charlotte, North Carolina. IKEA is the world’s leading home furnishings retailer and incorporates sustainability into day-to-day business and supports initiative that benefit children and the environment. This 122,000-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,015-kW system, built with 4,228 […]
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 […]
This two mile stretch of road in Chicago incorporates pretty much everything city planners could come up with to cut energy use, fight pollution, reduce waste, manage water use and help build a sense of community.
A majority of Americans would like to see more solar power developed.