A new report from the Environmental Working Group claims that Duke Energy, the nation's largest utility, is holding back the transition away from fossil fuels.
A new study finds that installing solar panels on snow-covered mountains could help close the gap between demand and production during the winter months.
The new standard will bring the state closer to meeting its climate goals.
On the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, Henry Red Cloud is leading a movement toward a sustainable energy future.
Trump intended for the tariff to protect American manufacturing jobs, but many in the American solar industry see it as a hindrance to solar panel production.
In our final excerpt from his new book on the history of solar power, Let It Shine, author John Perlin describes a key moment in the debate over big, centralized solar sites and smaller, distributed rooftop panels.
In an excerpt from his new book Let It Shine, John Perlin reveals how one of the first actions of the new Reagan administration was to dim the lights on what had been a promising start for an American solar energy program. Solar in the U.S. has yet to fully recover.
In an excerpt from John Perlin’s new book, Let It Shine: The 6,000 Year Story of Solar Energy, the solar guru explains how making use of the sun's energy is anything but a new technology.
Solar concentrators are a hot weapon in the renewable energy arsenal. Except sometimes they really can be a weapon.
Wind and solar remain small components of the U.S. energy portfolio, but two new data points out this week suggest they're starting to to hit their stride.
The U.S. Southwest is ground zero in the effort to transition America to an energy portfolio of renewables. What are the first steps, and who is making them?
Competing solar projects are vying to supply Germany's renewable desires, each one trying to push the other into the shade.
Some environmental advocates say the federal government is ignoring the real future of solar energy: photovoltaic cells on almost every roof. But even supporters acknowledge rooftop solar isn't the complete answer to the energy question — yet.
Big money, big energy and big environmentalism join forces to support big solar energy projects on federal land in the Southwest. But could these "green" projects actually be anti-environmental boondoggles in the making?