Solar

9.12.19

This $30 Device Turns the Cold of Outer Space Into Renewable Energy

“It literally is generating visible light out of the darkness of the sky. This is not even paraphrasing, this is exactly what it is."

4.29.19

World’s Largest Ice Shelf Is Melting 10 Times Faster Than Expected

Critical parts of Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf are eroding due to solar heating of surface waters.

9.7.18

Wind and Solar Farms Could Make it Rain Regularly in the Sahara Desert

Climate models reveal that renewable energy projects in the Sahara could spark a twofold increase in local rainfall, enabling vegetation to take hold.

1.23.18

Half-Assed Solar Geoengineering Is Worse Than Climate Change Itself

A cautionary tale for messing with the environment.

11.7.17

Trump Is Quietly Surrendering to China on Climate Change

The president's climate inaction has frustrated the world, and allowed an economic rival to gain more power and influence.

10.7.17

A Franciscan nun is leading a fight for solar energy in Indiana

A Franciscan nun is leading a fight for solar energy in Indiana

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10.4.17

These former coal workers are training to be wind technicians

These former coal workers in Wyoming are training to be wind technicians

7.20.17

South Miami Is Now the First City in Florida to Require Solar Panels on New Homes

The Sunshine State has been resisting solar energy for years.

6.28.17

So Long, Rollable Solar Array, and Thanks for All the Photons

After attempts to repack ROSA into the SpaceX Dragon capsule failed, the experiment was jettisoned.

6.12.17

Hawaii is banking on Tesla to help cut its addiction to oil

Hawaii wants to be energy independent before 2045. The state just opened a Tesla owned and operated solar facility in Kauai.

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