San Francisco-based renewable energy venture capital firm CleanPath Ventures LLC has announced plans to invest some $800 million in large-scale North American solar projects.
The University of California at Davis (UC Davis) plans to build America’s biggest zero net energy community and have it ready for initial occupancy adjacent to its core campus by this fall.
A group of 18 scientists attending a workshop for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory, or NREL, recently reported on parallels between their research on photosynthesis and photovoltaics that point toward a potentially exponential increase in the ability of plants to provide energy, biofuel, and the human fuel called food.
Colorado doesn’t want to take a page from the book on solar permitting fees, it wants to write one.
A collaboration between researchers from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Boston College has delivered a solar thermoelectric generator, or STEG, with a peak efficiency of 4.6 percent.
Recent headlines suggest that TVA (NYSE: TVC, the Tennessee Valley Authority) is launching a renewable energy program, Generation Partners, which invites project developers to participate.
On June 29, 2009, a joint announcement by the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, and the U.S.
A paper on rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity and market penetration in the U.S., written by three National Renewable Energy Laboratory colleagues (Easan Drury, Paul Denholm and Robert Margolis), shows that fully 1 gigawatt (GW) of the world’s 15 gigawatts of solar PV was installed in the U.S. alone by December of 2009.