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solar photovoltaic


Upward Trajectory: Energy Storage Paired with Renewables

The growth of distributed power generation worldwide is increasingly reliant on microgrid systems incorporating several technologies, including solar power plus battery storage. The move toward more commercial and industrial generation,…


Analysts: Coal Generation Will Plummet More Than 70%

About half the world’s power will be generated by wind and solar resources by 2050. Generation from coal will drop more than 70% from today’s levels. That’s according to research…


The State of Solar: New Tech, Outdated Rate Designs

As installed capacity in the U.S. continues its breakneck growth, the solar photovoltaic sector is poised for another leap forward with a variety of new technologies—if increasingly ill-suited regulations and…



 DOI OKs 485-MW California Solar PV Project

The Department of Interior (DOI) has approved the 485-MW Blythe Mesa Solar project, a photovoltaic (PV) project that will be built in Riverside County, Calif. RRG Renewables' project will be…


Study: Perovskite-Silicon Tandems Provide Big Boost to Solar Efficiency

Stacking perovskites, a crystalline material, onto a conventional silicon solar cell may dramatically improve the overall efficiency of the cell, scientists from Stanford University concluded in a new study. “Right…