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Solar


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

$2.6 Billion Committed to New Solar Projects in Texas, California

A company that invests in clean energy projects to serve customers interested in low-carbon sources of electricity announced it has closed eight separate deals, representing a total of $2.6 billion…



New Solar Technology Promises Improved Performance, Cost Savings

A new type of solar photovoltaic (PV) cell is closer to widespread commercialization after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Solar Inventions a patent for its Configurable Current Cells,…


Veterans Support Construction of New Texas Solar Farm

A new solar power project in Texas has entered commercial operation, with military veterans a major part of the facility's construction workforce. The 163-MW Elm Branch solar farm, operating in…


Status of Solar Power Adoption in India from an EPC’s Perspective

Solar power has emerged as one of the most promising solutions to the world's energy problems, enabling countries to find the proper balance between energy security, economic progress, and environmental…


Large Solar, Storage Project Planned at Former Nuclear Power Site

Alliant Energy has announced its plan for a solar energy and storage facility at the site of the former Duane Arnold nuclear power plant near Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The project…


How Different Power Grid Operators Are Approaching Renewable-Storage Hybrid Participation

Pairing renewable resources with energy storage systems makes a lot of sense. However, grid operators are still developing frameworks for handling these hybrid projects but they may need to be…