Saudi Arabia and Softbank to create a 200 gigawatt solar power firm, the world's biggest
Posted in global economics Japan Oil and Gas Renewable Energy Saudi Arabia Solar

Saudi Arabia and Softbank to create a 200 gigawatt solar power firm, the world’s biggest

SoftBank Group Corp’s Vision Fund will invest in creating the world’s biggest solar power project in Saudi Arabia, the group announced on Tuesday. The project…

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French President Emmanuel Macron pledges $700 million euros for new solar projects
Posted in AFP france Renewable Energy Solar

French President Emmanuel Macron pledges $700 million euros for new solar projects

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday pledged hundreds of millions of dollars for solar projects in developing countries, as world leaders met in India to…

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The Colorado city of Pueblo is considering ditching its utility to rely only on solar for electricity
Posted in Colorado energy International Business Times Solar

The Colorado city of Pueblo is considering ditching its utility to rely only on solar for electricity

When Manny and Roz de Lizarriturri retired from their advertising jobs near Philadelphia, they wanted to explore the United States in their RV. So the…

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Chernobyl, the worst nuclear accident in human history, is about to transform into a massive solar plant
Posted in global economics nuclear energy pollution Russia Solar ZME Science

Chernobyl, the worst nuclear accident in human history, is about to transform into a massive solar plant

Chernobyl, the worst nuclear accident in human history, is about to get a complete makeover. A new, almost completed project, will provide the local grid…

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Chinese solar boom sparks global renewables boon: study
Posted in AFP China Renewable Energy Solar

Chinese solar boom sparks global renewables boon: study

A Chinese boom in solar panel installation last year helped drive global investment in renewable clean energy technology to record levels, a new study showed…

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The price of new solar plummets by 26% in 2017
Posted in energy Renewable Energy Solar ZME Science

The price of new solar plummets by 26% in 2017

Credit: Pixabay. Market studies over the last year reveal major price cuts for solar energy at a global level. As far as new installations go,…

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Startup SunCulture Wants to End World Hunger With Solar-Powered Irrigation
Posted in Africa clean energy Saveur Solar

Startup SunCulture Wants to End World Hunger With Solar-Powered Irrigation

SunCulture provides Kenyan farmers with a sustainable way to boost their yields and feed their neighbors SunCulture’s solar-powered pumps and irrigation systems are saving the…

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Transparent solar tech could provide 40% of US power if used on all glass surfaces
Posted in energy Renewable Energy Solar Tech ZME Science

Transparent solar tech could provide 40% of US power if used on all glass surfaces

Solar energy is growing at breakneck speed all over the world, driven by year-to-year slashed prices for photovoltaic (PV) cells. Solar could grow even faster…

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Days after Trump called for isolation of Iran, Norwegian solar firm signs $2.5bil deal with Iran
Posted in AFP Iran Middle East President Trump Renewable Energy Solar

Days after Trump called for isolation of Iran, Norwegian solar firm signs $2.5bil deal with Iran

Just days after US President Donald Trump called for further isolation of Iran, a Norwegian solar company signed a deal to invest 2.5 billion euros…

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Rwanda's 17-hectare Solar Field Also Empowers Orphans
Posted in Solar Voice of America

Rwanda’s 17-hectare Solar Field Also Empowers Orphans

In Rwanda, less than 15 percent of the population has access to electricity. In rural areas, it can be as low as one percent. In…

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