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Could space-based solar power be future of clean energy?

Inhabitat - Innovation

Space-based solar power is the cool technology of the future, although the concept was conceived hundreds of years ago. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, a Russian scientist, proposed the idea of harnessing space-based solar power in 1923.

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Europe embraces solar power in a revolutionary way

Inhabitat - Innovation

Europe is accelerating its use of solar power, in part motivated by Russia’s war in Ukraine. In line with Europe’s pledge to half greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, the EU is installing solar panels and roof tiles just about everywhere.

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New solar-powered robots will clean up Argentina's waterways

Inhabitat - Innovation

Argentina is planning to send solar-powered robots out to clean its dirty harbors. If it works, the self-propelled robots may make a big dent in the country’s plastic pollution problem.

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Solar Power World’s most-read stories of 2023

Solar Power World

Fine-print details of the Inflation Reduction Act’s many solar-related provisions steadily rolled out and captured the interest of C&I and utility contractors looking for extra tax credits, while emerging technology like smarter inverters and bidirectional chargers promised more selling points for residential installers.…

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The Environmental Benefits of Investing in Solar Power

U.S. Green Technology

Did you know that solar power is at a tipping point? With the falling price of solar panels and efficiency improvements, the industry is steadily expanding. When you invest in solar power, you’re reaping loads of rewards. The post The Environmental Benefits of Investing in Solar Power appeared first on U.S.

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Texas Adds Two More Utility-Scale Solar Power Projects

POWER Magazine

leading portfolio of renewable energy projects, with two large solar power installations recently coming online. 22 said it had […] The post Texas Adds Two More Utility-Scale Solar Power Projects appeared first on POWER Magazine. Texas continues to add to its U.S.-leading Clearway Energy Group on Feb.

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Beam solar-powered off-grid EV chargers deployed worldwide

Inhabitat - Innovation

Off-grid EV charger manufacturer Beam has now installed solar-powered off-grid EV chargers in more than 100 municipalities in the U.S. and around the world in Spain, Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean. It's big news in an industry that has so far relied on EV chargers that are on-grid and permanently installed.