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The Sun Shines on Europe

2018 was a banner year for solar power in Europe. As in the United States, solar is the fastest growing segment of the energy...

Tokyo, Copenhagen, San Diego and Peña Station NEXT Rank Among Deloitte’s Biggest, Purest and Newest Smart Renewable Cities

Smart renewable cities (SRCs) are emerging around the world as governments, utilities, corporations and communities create innovative models that leverage and capitalize on the...
Solar Magazine Weekly Solar Highlights: Mar. 9–Mar.16 2019

Solar Magazine’s News Highlights, March 9–16 Week

African island solar minigrids, plans to build a solar power facility at a former coal mining site, and the U.S. solar PV market shows...

The Solar Shift: PV Power Side-Tracks the Feds

Under the Trump Administration, policy initiatives and financial supports that propelled the solar industry forward have been under attack, but for the most part,...
Solar Energy News Highlights Cover: Mar. 2–Mar. 9, 2019

Solar Magazine’s News Highlights, March 2–9 Week

Myanmar, Togo join growing list of developing, lesser-developed countries turning to solar-storage for rural, universal electrification; Belgian Scientists beta test hydrogen-producing solar panel; IKEA’s...

The Donald’s Damage Done

The U.S. Loses 20,000 Jobs to Trump’s Solar Panel Tariff Within two years of taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump has managed to cause multiple...
Thailand Solar Energy Profile Cover Image

Thailand Solar Energy Profile

Results of General Election Might Set the Stage for Solar to Play a Much Greater Role in Thailand's Energy Mix
Solar Energy News Highlights Cover: Feb. 25–Mar. 4, 2019

Solar Energy News Highlights Feb. 25–Mar. 4, 2019

Among this week’s highlights: The list of U.S. states and cities shooting for 100 percent renewable or zero-carbon electricity grows; European oil and gas...

Coal Corruption and the Failure of Energy Policy in the Era of Trump

The solar power industry has absorbed deep wounds and losses all across the United States due to the Trump Administration’s commitment to coal and...

New Solar Power Resources for Canada’s Alberta Province

The Canadian Province of Alberta has signed a 20-year Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Conklin Metis Tribal Nation to deliver 94 MW...

Power from the “High Frontier” – China Plans to Launch Space-Based Solar Power Satellite

Chinese scientists have announced plans to construct and launch a solar power satellite by 2025. The Chinese version of the concept was first advanced...

Swiss Neighborhood Solar Energy Blockchain Trading Network Off to a Good Start

Thirty-seven households and a retirement home in the Swiss town of Walenstadt participated in what’s known locally as Quartierstrom, a blockchain-based solar power trading...