Solar Archive

5 Jul 2015

Perovskite Solar Cells — What This Breakthrough Needs To Get To Market

Originally published on Solar Love. Varun Sivaram, Samuel Stranks, and Henry Snaith have written an article for Scientific American about the wonders of perovskite solar cells, which are capable of stunning achievements in the laboratory. Sivaram says, ” [M]any
4 Jul 2015

Solar News, Renewable News, Climate News (Link Drop)

It’s the weekend! Time for another big solar energy, wind energy, energy efficiency, climate, etc, link drop. Enjoy! Solar Solar Power Pros And Cons: Is Solar Power Worth It? World Economy Decoupled From Emissions Thanks In Part To Solar Will There
4 Jul 2015

Solar Impulse To Land Successfully In Hawaii After Nearly 5-Day Flight (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. BREAKING NEWS from Solar Impulse 2 (Si2): André Borschberg aboard the Solar Impulse 2 will touch down at Kalaeola Airport in Hawaii at approximately 6:00 am local time (16:00 UTC). Solar Impulse 2 is carrying the message of
4 Jul 2015

Perovskites Will Power New Low-Cost & Highly Efficient Solar Cells

Researchers pass along great news about developing low cost, efficient solar cells based on perovskites, so have a happy [fossil energy] Independence Day Perovskites Will Power New Low-Cost & Highly Efficient Solar Cells was originally published on
3 Jul 2015

Record-Breaking Solar Impulse Flight Reaches Hawaii After 5 Nights & Days Airborne Without Fuel (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. MORE BREAKING NEWS from Solar Impulse 2 (Si2): I feel exhilarated by this extraordinary journey. I have climbed the equivalent altitude of Mount Everest five times without much rest. The team at the Mission Control Center in
2 Jul 2015

Could Third-Party Ownership of Solar Be Taking Root In The Southeast?

Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Christa Owens Just last month, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the Solar Power Free-Market Financing Act of 2015, making Georgia the first state in the Southeast and the 25th in the
2 Jul 2015

World’s Cheapest Solar Power Lands In Austin, Texas — Under 4¢/kWh! (Sort Of)

Texans likes to be #1. Well, a lot of people like to be #1, but Texans are particularly known for this. For the time being, the Lone Star State can now lay claim to being #1 again
1 Jul 2015

Is Solar Power Right For Me? Utilities Offer Advice With “WattPlan” App

Originally published on Solar Love. Allowing customers to learn about and explore solar power options at their convenience, a new online application helps utility customers learn the answer to many solar power-related questions, including, “Is solar power
1 Jul 2015

Nexans to supply PV cables for Cestas solar farm in France

Nexans has won a contract to deliver photovoltaic (PV) cables for the 300MW Cestas solar farm, located near Bordeaux in southwest France. CTBR – News
30 Jun 2015

Payback Predictions For Solar + Storage In Australia

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath As we have reported here and here, the Australian Energy Market Operator on Friday released its first ever big study of the impact on the National Electricity Market, over the