The power is coming back on in Australian communities thanks to solar-powered minigrids
February 25, 2020, 11:13 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
These small-scale systems can bring communities back online in as little as a day.
Jimmy Carter's solar farm now powers more than half of his hometown
February 24, 2020, 3:10 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The 1.3-megawatt array covers about 10 acres in Plains, Georgia.
Rural community that lost two coal mines is now teaching kids to install solar panels
December 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A program in Colorado's Delta County aims to ensure a brighter future for the next generation.
Mystery of the solar-powered ghost ship that washed ashore 3 years ago finally solved
December 1, 2019, 12:34 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
It drifted over 2,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean.
Wind and solar plants rise in the shadow of Fukushima's nuclear meltdown in Japan
November 14, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Starre Vartan
A $2.5 billion investment in a renewable energy hub will bring about 2/3 of the power that the nuclear plant once did.
Solar panels pair surprisingly well with tomatoes, peppers and pollinators
September 30, 2019, 4:10 p.m. by Russell McLendon
In 'agrivoltaics,' crops and solar panels not only share land and sunlight, but also make each other more efficient.
Renewable energy is quickly becoming cheaper than fossil fuels, report finds
May 31, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Russell McLendon
By 2020, onshore wind and solar power are expected to be cheaper sources of new electricity than any fossil fuel.
Washington, D.C., to run entirely on renewable energy by 2032
December 20, 2018, 8:41 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Lawmakers fast-track legislation that fast-tracks the capital's bold clean energy goals.
Puerto Rico plots out total switch to green energy by 2050
November 27, 2018, 8:07 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Post-Maria rebuilding has bolstered the territory's fossil fuel-free aspirations.
Scientists transform sunlight into a liquid fuel that can be stored for 18 years
November 6, 2018, 3:31 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The breakthrough works like a rechargeable battery that is charged by sunlight.