Google has launched a $1m competition that could help push the cost of rooftop solar panels down through the floor.
Three Washington State utilities with big investments in wind power have signed on to a new $14.m energy storage and smart grid demonstration project.
New study says network of utility scale concentrating solar power plants could provide same grid reliability as conventional power plants, at less cost.
Barclays credit strategy team has warned that the solar market is likely to “disrupt the status quo” for the electric utility industry sooner than later.
Imergy Power Systems has come up with an interesting solution of its own to tackle the challenges facing vanadium flow batteries.
How’s this: a fuel cell that uses solar thermal energy, woody biomass, algae, and even chicken waste for energy, instead of relying on hydrogen.
After the excitement of Ivanpah and Crescent Dunes comes a third solar thermal plant that solves a major salt problem.
The pressure is on to come up with next-generation performance improvements on Lithium batteries – one solution is based on structure of a pomegranate.
A new energy storage breakthrough at Harvard is based on a common little molecule that is almost exactly the same as one found in rhubarb.
Solar is in Wall Street’s good books after NYT notes that the solar power “craze” is partly responsible for th market’s recent good times.