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Chinese Grid Scale Solar Farm Coming To Chernobyl

January 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Two Chinese companies plan to invest $1 billion to build a 1 gigawatt grid scale solar farm on land near the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that had a meltdown in 1986. There is almost no other imaginable use for the land.

US Smashes Solar Power Records in 2016

December 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The US smashed all prior records for installation of both grid scale and residential solar power in 2016 according to SEIA and GTM Research. Both expect the trend to continue into the first half of 2017.

Sheep Are Ideal For Controlling Weeds And Grass At Solar Farms

August 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

For ground mount solar systems, there is an important consideration after the installation is complete -- controlling the vegetation and weeds that occur naturally wherever there is an open field. Believe it or not, sheep may be the most efficient and cost effective answer.

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