March 8th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley 1 comment
A food production coop in southern Lebanon composed of 23 women has installed 12 solar panels with a combined power of 3 kilowatts thanks to the efforts of Greenpeace and local volunteers. The installation provides power to the machines and empowerment to the women in the group.
February 25th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley 1 comment
A partnership between a Nigerian and an American company will bring solar power microgrids to 25 communities in Nigeria this year. Most have had no electricity for at least 10 years.
November 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Zapotec Energy in Cambridge, Massachusetts is committed to showing homeowners and commercial customers how solar power can provide them with clean, renewable energy and save them money at the same time.
November 9th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The weasel worded solar power ballot question in Florida was defeated by voters, even though utilities and fossil fuel industries poured over $20 million into a campaign to defraud voters.
October 31st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo has arranged for solar panel arrays mounted on trailers to power the encampments of the Native Americans protesting the Dakota Access pipeline this winter.
October 29th, 2016 | by Solar Ninja
Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Susanna Schick Last night, on a back lot at Universal Studios, Tesla unveiled the most
September 26th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A community solar project in southern Illinois will feature a job retraining program for unemployed coal workers.
August 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
5 engineers from SolarCity spent nearly 6 months planning and installing three solar power micro grids at Virunga National Park in Africa to help rangers protect the animals and trees within its protected area.
August 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A woman in Thailand went to her local government office to ask about solar power. She left with 3 dozen permits to build solar energy installations. Today, her company is one of the largest solar power firms in her country.
June 25th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Solar For All report encourages utility companies to take a more aggressive role in bringing rooftop and residential solar power to low and middle income families. It offers three easy, common sense steps to achieve that end.
March 12th, 2016 | by Zach
As I wrote yesterday, Solar Love is partnering with CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, GridHub, and others to bring the first Cleantech
March 11th, 2016 | by Zach
In partnership with CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, GridHub, and several others, Solar Love is launching the first of several planned “Cleantech
February 8th, 2016 | by Cynthia
Originally published on CleanTechnica. Below are highlights from two new reports commissioned by the Repower Our Schools Coalition. The North Carolina Clean Energy
January 5th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson
At the Paris climate change talks, one presentation by a group of American officials raised awareness about the benefits of community
December 28th, 2015 | by Tina Casey 3 comments
Over the past several years, Nevada has become one of the leading US states for new rooftop solar installations, but
December 28th, 2015 | by Tina Casey 2 comments
Opponents of the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset, England, got something to cheer about last summer,
November 10th, 2015 | by Tina Casey
In advance of Veterans Day, the non-profit solar installer GRID Alternatives has announced a hookup with Wells Fargo to kick
October 9th, 2015 | by Jake Richardson
Floridians for Solar Choice, a nonprofit solar power advocacy campaign, recently reported it had taken in $446,670 in new donations as