Solar en DOE Announces Community Solar Competition with Millions in Incentives and Prize Money <div class="node-body article-body">The SunShot Prize: Solar in Your Community Challenge is a prize competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that aims to expand solar electricity access to all Americans.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar photovoltaics PV solar Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:16:00 +0000 37271 at Getty Images Tesla Finalizes Solar City Acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">Tesla’s shareholders have overwhelmingly approved our acquisition of SolarCity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar photovoltaics PV Solarcity tesla Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:08:00 +0000 37261 at Tesla / Solar City ConEd Solutions to Install 15,576 PV Panels at University of Massachusetts <div class="node-body article-body">The University of Massachusetts Amherst has retained ConEdison Solutions (CES) for a campus-wide solar power initiative expected to reduce university electric bills by $6.2 million over the next 20 years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar ConEd Solutions photovoltaics PV solar Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:36:00 +0000 36681 at JinkoSolar to Supply 1.8 Million PV Panels to ConEdison Development <div class="node-body article-body">JinkoSolar Holding Co., Shanghai will supply an estimated 1.8 million solar panels to ConEdison Development (CED), a New York-based developer, owner and operator of large-scale renewable energy projects.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar ConEd Solutions Jinko PV photovoltaics solar Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:33:00 +0000 36431 at Solar Installations Up 43% YOY in 2Q 2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="text"><span style="background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">Growing 43% year-over-year, the U.S. saw 2,051 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) installed in the second quarter of 2016. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association&rsquo;s (SEIA) latest U.S.</span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar photovoltaics PV SEIA solar Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:46:00 +0000 36371 at Image credit: GTM Research & SEIA How Elon Musk Got His Start <div class="node-body article-body">Ever wonder how Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and Spacex and the co-founder and chairman of Solar City got to where he is today? This infographic from <a href="" title=""></a> hits the highlights of his amazing story.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electrical Vehicles Solar elon musk Solarcity tesla Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:12:00 +0000 36011 at Anna Vital / Visual Capitalist Sonepar Senior V.P. Now CEO of NJ-Based Solar Firm <div class="node-body article-body">CenterStar Energy Services, a national solar construction and installation firm, has appointed Kathy Rusko as CEO and a member of its board of directors. Rusko was most recently senior V.P. for Sonepar North America.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar People Rusko solar Sonepar Thu, 04 Aug 2016 22:02:00 +0000 35871 at Researchers at University of Illinois and Korea University Develop Bendable Solar Cell for Wearable Electronics <div class="node-body article-body">An ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive to electric current has been produced by a cheap and simple method devised by an international team of nanomaterials researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Korea University. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar photovoltaics PV solar Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:59:00 +0000 34841 at Energy Ministers from Around the Globe Visit Google <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Google was part of the recent seventh&nbsp;Clean Energy Ministerial, known as CEM7. Energy ministers from around the world discussed how to achieve the goals set in the Paris climate change deal and to see some of the innovations coming out of Silicon Valley to tackle the issue head on, according to <a href="">a post on the Google Green Blog.</a></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar data centers Google photovoltaics PV solar Mon, 13 Jun 2016 18:42:00 +0000 34391 at <p><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest&nbsp;</span>Moniz<span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;(sixth from right)&nbsp;led the visit to Google and was joined by ministers and officials from countries like the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Chile, India, Indonesia&nbsp;and South Africa.</span></p> Google Green Solar Array at New Apple Headquarters to Produce 16MW <div class="node-body article-body">If you have been tracking the construction of Apple’s new headquarters, scheduled to open in 2017, you might get a kick out of Popular Science magazine’s video report on the progress. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Apple photovoltaics solar Mon, 13 Jun 2016 18:24:00 +0000 34381 at