Solar power becomes issue in Iowa gov. race

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch criticized Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday for giving up a $1 million solar energy grant, saying the go...

Rwanda unveils 8.5 MW solar power plant

The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20 percent of its total capacity

Renewables provide 56 percent of new US generating capacity in first half 2014

Solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and hydropower provided 55.7 percent of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity during the first half of...

Renewables boom propels Brazil into global top 10

Brazil has been ranked among the world's 10 most attractive countries for renewable energy investments by consultancy EY.

Juhl Renewable Energy Systems named lead contractor for Chicago rooftop solar installations

Juhl Renewable Energy Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Juhl Energy Inc. and a provider of solar, wind and battery storage systems for homeowners, smal...

In-rack Linux Development Module

ProSoft Technology's Linux Development Module for ControlLogix and CompactLogix processors enables C/C++ developers to write custom applications fo...

How to Ready Your Work Force and Operations for the Utility of the Future

Rob Simons of TOA Technologies shares how utility disruptions can be positive if utilities start with IT and the work force.

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton joins NRG Home Solar

NRG Home Solar, one of the country’s leading residential solar companies, has announced that NBA legend Bill Walton has signed on as the voice of t...

Iowa court rules in favor of selling solar power direct to customers

The ruling will likely expedite the adoption of rooftop solar power generating systems — particularly by cities, schools and nonprofit groups

Could solar panels pave the highways of the future?

"Environmentalists like it," he said. "Climate change deniers like it because it creates jobs."

NRG Energy home solar power unit opens Connecticut office

NRG Home Solar, NRG Energy's residential solar company, is expanding its US operations to Connecticut

Workers leave Japan's TEPCO to work in solar power

Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nucl...

Companies to develop 50 MW of solar power in California

PsomasFMG and Constellation agreed to develop up to 50 MW of distributed solar power generation projects for schools and municipalities in Californ...

China, E.U., U.S. talk trade on renewable energy, pollution control goods

The proposed agreement at the World Trade Organization would cover 86 percent of trade in goods such as solar panels and wind turbines for generati...

Megalim Solar Power finances solar energy project in Israel

The Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station will have a nameplate capacity of 250 MW