Solar News

February 13, 2019

Cambodia’s 100 MW National Solar Park project moves forward

The Asian Development Bank, which is backing the plant, is seeking project consultants. If built, the solar park would improve the country’s limited power supply and […]
January 17, 2019

A two-sided solar panel is better than a one-sided one

They’ve rolled out a big solar canopy – solar panels over an outdoor parking lot – in Burlington, Vt., but what’s interesting is that the 156 […]
January 16, 2019

How do solar panels work?

Fifty years ago, solar panels were so expensive that they were used mainly for powering billion-dollar space probes, and that’s about it. But as the panels […]
January 9, 2019

Turning Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Of all the strange things we do as a race on this planet, refining and over-complicating things are some of them. We’re never satisfied with letting […]
January 4, 2019

India floats first tender to build solar power projects in Kashmir

The request is part of a larger plan to build 23 gigawatts of solar capacity in Ladakh, a region in the country’s extreme north bordering China […]
January 2, 2019

Dubai Makes Progress In Pursuit Of Round The Clock Solar Power

The state-run Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has been showcasing the construction progress of its first solar thermal power tower. The 100MW project will use […]
January 2, 2019

New Chinese Solar Plant Undercuts Cost Of Coal Power

Two 500MW solar power plants were connected to the grid in China on Saturday with one of them boasting a very special landmark. One of the […]
December 27, 2018

A new solar technology could be the next big boost for renewable energy

Across the globe, a clutch of companies from Oxford, England to Redwood City, Calif. are working to commercialize a new solar technology that could further boost […]
December 24, 2018

10 Solar Hopes For 2019

Ten things to hope for in 2019, and their odds of coming true. 1) Accelerated focus on climate change: It’s not enough to talk climate change, […]