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Solar


Solar power technologies and projects: photovoltaic, concentrating solar, solar tower

The Bittersweet Power of Hybrids

A quest for reliability and flexibility is driving significant interest in hybrid and co-located resources, but their widespread integration could hinge on how they are defined and valued in wholesale…



New Technology Keeps Solar on Track

Researchers continue to work on improvements in solar power, developing better cells, using new materials in panels, and focusing on improving efficiency while lowering cost. The solar power industry hit…


Projected Development of Renewables in Cuba

As part of Cuba’s National Economic and Social Development Plan for 2030, the country aspires to increase the share of renewable energy on its electric grid to 24%. To accomplish…


Invenergy Unveils Plan for Largest U.S. Solar Project

A handful of well-known companies, along with three cities in Texas, have contracted to receive electricity from what would be the largest solar farm built to date in the U.S.…


Solar Farms Would Replace New Mexico Coal-Fired Plants

A U.S. subsidiary of one of France’s largest providers of solar power has given New Mexico officials more detailed information about the company’s plans for developing a series of solar…


IEA: Renewables Will Lead Global Generation in 2025

The world’s power generation is about to become even more green, according to a new publication from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The group on Nov. 10 published its "Renewables…