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Department of Energy to Train 75,000 Solar Workers

The solar industry is adding jobs 10 times faster than the rest of the economy, creating a source of good paying American employment.


World's Largest Solar Thermal Power Project at Ivanpah Achieves Commercial Operation

NRG Energy announced that the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is now operational and delivering solar electricity to California customers.


NTU Scientists Make Breakthrough Solar Technology

In the near future, solar panels will not only be more efficient but also a lot cheaper and affordable for everyone, thanks to research by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists.


Alta Devices Solar Panel Receives NREL Verification Of 23.5% Efficiency

Alta Devices' most recent solar panel has been verified by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at 23 1/2% efficiency - the highest solar panel efficiency yet achieved.


SunPower Breaks Ground on a U.S. Navy 13.78-Megawatt Solar Power Plant

SunPower announced that the company has broken ground on a 13,78-megawatt (DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power system at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS China Lake) in California.


GE to Provide 23-Megawatts of Solar Power Equipment to Largest Solar Farm in Midwest

GE announced an agreement to supply 23 megawatts (MW) of advanced solar equipment to Invenergy, for installation at its Grand Ridge Solar project in Illinois.


Yosemite National Park Unveils Largest Solar Energy System in the National Park System

Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher led a ribbon cutting ceremony today, July 27, to dedicate the El Portal Photovoltaic Project.


'Cling-film' Solar Cells Could Lead to Advance in Renewable Energy

A scientific advance in renewable energy which promises a revolution in the ease and cost of using solar cells, has been announced today, Monday 4 July 2011.



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