In June 1979 President Jimmy Carter made a huge investment by installing 32 solar panels on the White House roof. At the time, the price of photovoltaic cells hovered close to $40/watt. Seven years later Regan took the panels off again, and when President Obama put the White House back on the solar track just a few months ago, the price of solar PV cells had dropped to $0.74/watt.
Route in Tourouvre-au-Perche cost €5m to construct and will be used by about 2,000 motorists a day during two-year test period.
The new Ellum Solar is an intuitive smart light, embedded with sensors that illuminate the dark when motion is detected.
FOSCAT-32 is a uniquely designed folding solar catamaran which hassecured for itself the winning trophy in the A’ Vehicle andTransportation Design Award.
The PV Market Alliance (PVMA) estimates photovoltaic installations of at least 51 GW in 2015, perfectly in line with its last year report forecast, and short of most too optimistic expectations.
Dubai’s plans to generate 75 percent of its energy through clean sources will create more than 8,000 qualified jobs year after year, an executive at Europe’s biggest solar panel firm has predicted.
Makani is working to make clean energy accessible for everyone. We’re developing energy kites, a new type of wind turbine that can generate up to 50% more energy than conventional wind turbines while eliminating 90% of the materials used and at lower cost.
Europe’s largest solar PV installation has been officially inaugurated this week. Located across 250 hectares near Bordeaux, Cestas will produce solar energy cheaper than new nuclear plants.
Apple’s operations in Singapore will be completely solar powered by January 2016. Solar energy developer Sunseap Group announced that it will partner with Apple to supply all of its energy needs from solar systems atop more than 800 buildings in Singapore.
SolarWindow™ Technologies, Inc. is developing first-of-their-kind electricity-generating see-through windows and products for America’s 85 million detached homes and commercial buildings.