After aircraft were targeted with high-power laser pointers in 2008, Australia banned them. But the prohibition seems to have had an entirely different effect.
New technology could be twice as efficient at converting sunlight to electricity.
Solar City’s acquisition of a solar-panel startup could help it lower installation costs and produce inexpensive solar power, but it’ll need more production capacity.
LEDs outperform incandescent lights, hands down. But they should also give farmers unprecedented control over plant growth, development and nutritional content in future, say researchers.
Panasonic reveals a design that surpasses a 20-year-old mark for solar cell efficiency.
The workhorse of conventional solar power, silicon solar cells, could soon be cheap and efficient enough to beat fossil fuels.
U.N. negotiations are going nowhere, and greenhouse-gas emissions are soaring. It’s time to move on.
Huge differences in renewable energy and natural gas potential influenced the EPA’s proposed carbon regulations.
A new way to make the most efficient and powerful types of solar cells could help solar power compete with fossil fuels.
A startup called Infinium promises to reduce a troubling source of carbon emissions.