The Trump administration has approved the largest solar energy project in the U.S. and one of the biggest in the world despite objections from conservationists who say it will destroy thousands of acres of habitat critical to the survival of…
By Scott Sonner, Associated Press
Curious onlookers can check out the open-access maps. Publicly available information on this scale could help revolutionize the future of energy.
By Vicky Stein
In an attempt to “do it the right way,” developer Syd Kitson is building Babcock Ranch, an 18,000-acre planned community just north of Ft. Meyers, with hope that it can operate almost entirely on solar power. So far about 200…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Bypassed in the ‘30s and '40s, one third of homes in Navajo Nation still have no access to grid electricity. Yet ironically, it's a huge electricity exporter, with one of the biggest coal-fired plants churning out power sold to millions.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
By Joshua D. Rhodes, The Conversation
What's at stake as the Trump administration imposes trade sanctions on imported solar panels?…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Some 1.3 billion people around the globe don’t have access to an electric grid. But solar startup companies say harnessing an abundant resource -- the sun -- can light up some of the world’s most remote areas. In this Kenyan…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered plane circling the world, is set to depart from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Monday morning and begin its flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
By Sam Weber, Laura Fong
The future of home-based solar power is on the line in Nevada, as solar advocates and utility companies debate how to regulate so-called 'net energy metering' rates for customers using solar panels connected to the grid. NewsHour's John Larson reports.
By PBS NewsHour
In Denmark, officials have taken strides to minimize the effects of climate change by converting from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources like wind and solar power. Over the next 35 years, the country aspires to become the first nation…
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