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The solar photovoltaic modules used by SolarCity in its residential and commercial installations have useful lives of 35 years or longer, going by new data and information recently presented by the company.
The new findings are the result of independent, third-party, accelerated stress testing of SolarCity's solar photovoltaic (PV) modules performed by the world-renowned laboratory DNV
The New York City utility Con Edison has hooked up with leading rooftop solar provider SunPower in a massive virtual solar power plant experiment. The ambitious plan seeks to recruit hundreds of home owners to link together in a combined rooftop solar and energy storage system that will connect more than 1.8 megawatts of solar
The Metro of Santiago, Chile, will be the first public transport system to run mostly on solar energy, after a new agreement signed with Total and SunPower this week.
According to an announcement from US solar manufacturer SunPower, in cooperation with Total, a global integrated energy producer and provider, the Metro of Santiago, Chile, has signed
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If you thought concentrating solar power was dead, guess again. A new round of $11 million in Energy Department funding for cutting edge solar R&D includes six CSP projects, and one of them in particular stands out as a game-changer. It deploys the
The US Air Force Office of Scientific Research has been funding a flurry of gold nanoparticle projects at academic research centers around the country, and one of the future beneficiaries of all this activity could be the US solar industry.
More & Better Gold Nanoparticles
In the latest development, an AFOSR-supported research team at the University of Florida
The global solar boom has been contributing a whole new form of electronic waste to the planet, but so far little has been done to recover and recycle the precious metals and other goodies that go into manufacturing solar panels. Blame the usual suspects, including a lack of international standards and end-of-life infrastructure.
However, with the
Donald Trump and his Big Oil buddies aren't going to like this, but great news for the economy and the environment as there are now more U.S. jobs in solar energy than oil and gas. The clean energy workforce is predicted to grow even more if we meet our climate targets set forth in the Paris climate deal.
The number of U.S. jobs in solar energy overtook those in oil and natural gas extraction for the first time last year, helping drive a global surge in employment in the clean-energy business as fossil-fuel companies faltered.
The US Department of Energy has just cast a super-critical eye over its SunShot solar energy initiative in a suite of eight newly published reports, including one that zeroes in on the controversial field of concentrating solar power. The complexity and expense of concentrating technology has been attracting a giant stinkeye from some industry observers,
It doesn't look like much right now, but Stanford University's plywood-and-Mylar experimental solar cell apparatus could pave the way for a new, low-cost approach to boosting solar cell efficiency. The trick is to prevent the loss of efficiency that results when solar cells heat up. The solution, as described somewhat poetically by the research team,