How Battery-Based Storage Systems Are Leading More Germans to Opt for Solar Power
The budding popularity of solar panel and battery systems, driven by a drop in lithium-ion battery prices, has thrown a lifeline to Germany's moribund solar sector.
Why Communities of Color Disproportionately Miss Out on the Benefits of Rooftop Solar Power
A recent study found that, even after controlling for income and homeownership, the racial and ethnic disparities remained.
Can California Actually Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2045?
Governor Jerry Brown has signed multiple pieces of legislation that codify California's ongoing transition away from relying on fossil fuels for energy.
Wind and Solar Could Meet 80 Percent of Americans' Energy Needs
But getting there will require investment in better energy storage technologies.
The Trump Administration's Solar Tariffs Could Stunt Industry Growth
The tariffs could eliminate up to 88,000 jobs on the installation side, according to one estimate.
Viewfinder: Vehicle Preparation at the World Solar Challenge in Australia
A team member from the Netherlands prepares their vehicle, "Nuna9," for racing on day two of the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge on October 9th, 2017, in Dunmarra, Australia.
Why Millions of Chinese-Made Solar Panels Sat Unused in Southern California Warehouses for Years
A panic over renewable energy and billions in subsidies turned the world’s biggest carbon emitter into the world’s largest solar panel maker nearly overnight—but that doesn't mean those panels were put to use.
When It Comes to Solar, the Market Is Making Environmentalism Easy
The price of this renewable energy source is now competitive with older, dirtier alternatives—and getting cheaper by the day.