At least 500 homes in a new California subdivision will be equipped with solar electric systems.
A U.S. solar energy company has developed a photovoltaic module that combines holographic optics with conventional solar cell technology.
A $65 million solar electric power park will be built in Spain, and will cover an area equal to 57 soccer fields.
Why do we burn oil and split the atom at great risk to the planet when enough clean solar energy to power the world for 27 years falls from the sky every day? Three reasons really: 1. A daytime-only motor car with a roof the size of a swimming pool has limited market potential. 2. Static solar power costs many times more to generate than traditional grid sources. 3. The populations of areas with no access to electricity grids - solar power's most obvious market - are poor.
A U.S. solar company has teamed up with the world's largest producer of silicon metal, in an effort to reduce the cost of material needed by the solar energy industry.
CAMARILLO, Calif., Nov. 15 — As number-one in the world, Siemens Solar has shipped solar cells and solar modules with a cumulative peak power of 200 megawatts. Siemens Solar has been producing solar cells and solar modules for more than 20 years, reaching the 100 megawatts milestone in 1996 and was able to double this...