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In 2017, new installations totaling more than 97GW took global solar PV power to nearly 400GW generating capacity, which has a growth of 32% vis-à-vis 2016. Overall, the capacity magnified by almost four times in the last five years. With this remarkable growth, constant advancements can be expected in the years to come. Hence, we are here to bring you the latest solar news, updates and innovations, and everything else that you need to know about the solar energy industry.

Sheep Graze Under the 35th Street Solar Array at Oregon State University

Solar Fields of Green: Researchers Find Symbiosis at the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

Researchers around the world are discovering a variety of benefits resulting from installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems on farms and ranch lands,...
Distributed Solar and Other Energy Intersects and Overlaps With Blockchain-Based Distributed Ledger Technology

Digital Data “Tokenization” and the Drive to Develop Decentralized Solar, Renewable and Hybrid Energy...

There has been lots going on at nexus where distributed solar, other renewable and conventional power and energy intersects and overlaps with blockchain-based, distributed...
Togolese Solar Mamas Successfully Install a Solar System - Making Their Village Clinic Off-Grid

UK’s BBOXX Emerges as Key Player in Togo’s Solar-Fueled Electrification Drive

UK-based mobile-pay-go solar energy start-up BBOXX is taking a big step up in class as it expands in Togo as a key partner in...
Weighted Efficiency Models of Solar PV Inverters For African Countries

The Benefits of Adapting the Weighted Efficiency of Solar Photovoltaic Inverters to Local African...

The Paris Agreement, adopted at the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, proposed to limit...
Unmaned Drones Technologies Accelerating Solar Energy Development

How Drone Solutions Are Powering the Future of Solar Energy

We explore how resources such as solar energy can benefit from the technology of the future, specifically drone based solutions. We’ll explore how each...
Duke Energy Carolinas is Ramping Up its Use of Solar Power

Duke Energy Aims to Offer Third-Party-Owned Solar Leases to Business Customers in North Carolina

An affiliate of Duke Energy, the largest utility and electricity services corporation in the US, recently submitted an application with the North Carolina Utilities...
Solar Power Jobs and Solar Installation

Solar Power Jobs Campaign Aims to Provide Education, Training for 4.5 Million

A worldwide coalition of 200 private and public organizations, Power for All today launched Powering Jobs, a campaign aimed at providing the training and...
Aerial View of Palau

100-Megawatt Armonia Microgrid Project Sets Palau On Course to Meet 45%-by-2025 Renewable Energy Goal...

ENGIE eps is building what’s billed as the world’s largest, solar power-energy storage microgrid for the government of Palau. With 100 MW of power...
U.S. Residential Solar Rooftop PV Installation

The Solar Energy Industries Association and The Solar Foundation Aim to Bring Down U.S....

So-called “soft costs” continue to account for a rising proportion of total installed solar energy systems costs in the U.S. That has led the...
Aerial View of the Remote City Atalaya in the Amazon Jungle

Telefónica Teams Up with Solar-Storage System Specialists, Local Telecoms Providers to Bring Wireless Broadband...

Spain’s Telefónica is reaching out to solar energy-energy storage systems specialists and local telecommunications-Internet service providers (ISPs) under the banner of its Internet Para...
Solar Panels on Caguas, Puerto Rico Walmart

Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Power Infrastructure on the Eve of Hurricane Maria’s First Annual Commemoration

Lack of reliable power grid service continues to plague island residents, businesses, government agencies and community-centered non-governmental organizations (NGOs) one year after Hurricane Maria...
Broadband is Delivered to Rural Areas Using TV White Spaces Antenna

Microsoft Airband Initiative Leverages Solar Energy to Close the Digital Divide

Bringing affordable, reliable broadband Internet access to those who lack it has become a strategic focal point for high-powered telecoms and high-tech corporations and...

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