solar power

climate change

Solar Power Could Still Save the World

Award-winning solar scientist Martin Green says the technology is being underestimated in climate predictions.
Geoff Dembicki
10.15.18
transportation

The Neighborhood Where Google Plans to Kill the Private Car

Inside the internet giant’s plan to build a utopian car-free neighborhood on Toronto’s waterfront.
Geoff Dembicki
5.7.18
Art

From Dusk to Dawn, These Solar Panels Bend to the Light Like Supplicants

A series of photographs from Reuben Wu show the power and intrigue of the solar panel.
Diana Shi
12.30.16
Art

Driving a Bikable Work Station from Barrio to Barrio, Amor Muñoz Creates Jobs In Mexico City

The 'MA4' project imbues communities with functional DIY electronic textiles.
Johnny Magdaleno
9.4.16
Stuff

Meet the Clean-Energy Pioneers Who Could Help Solve Climate Change

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing April 8 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
4.11.16
Fashion

Wear the Power of the Sun in Pauline van Dongen's Solar Shirt [Premiere]

Pauline van Dongen's Solar Shirt puts the sun on your back.
Alyssa Buffenstein
2.19.16
Stuff

Meet Australia’s New Chief Scientist: Another Old Rich White Guy

Sure, Alan Finkel is all for renewable energy, but let's not pretend this is a progressive move.
VICE Staff
10.28.15
Design

Solar "Smart Palms" to Power Dubai's Public Places

If you can't beat the heat, at least use it to power your Wi-Fi.
Beckett Mufson
8.7.15
Design

Charge Your Phone with This 3D-Printed Tree

VTT designs a new energy-harvesting prototype with patterned solar panels for leaves, and a biocomposite trunk.
Kevin Holmes
3.4.15
Art

Olafur Eliasson Harnesses the Sun with Giant Kinetic Mirrors

Olafur Eliasson's 'World Illuminator' sun tracker further explores the artist's fascination with natural phenomena.
Kevin Holmes
1.29.15
News

How Australia Perfected Solar Power and Then Went Back to Coal

In the 1980s Australia led the world in solar technology. Fast-forward to 2014, and one of the country's largest solar farms has been canned. So what happened?
Julian Morgans
11.1.14
Art

John Gerrard's Virtual Reality Solar Power Plant Opens Today In Lincoln Center

At the center of the Lincoln Center, a giant LED screen recreates a solar power plant in Nevada in real time.
Becky Chung
10.3.14
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