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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Susanna Schick Last night, on a back lot at Universal Studios, Tesla unveiled the most promising facet of its impending merger with SolarCity — solar shingles as chic and efficient as their cars. These were paired with new Powerwall home batteries that have double the energy density of Tesla’s first Powerwall product. (You can watch the full video […]
A community solar project in southern Illinois will feature a job retraining program for unemployed coal workers.
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.
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.
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.