Solar Panels

To maximize sun exposure and electricity generation during peak times, solar panels installed in the northern hemisphere shouldn't face south, as conventional wisdom dictates, but west, finds a new study.
Nov 19, 2013   Quartz
A new program in India is teaching women in tribes that live in remote areas how to make and use solar panels.
Nov 9, 2009   Inhabitat
Environment California has released a study that shows significant growth in the state's solar power construction, and ranks cities by how many solar roofs they have. San Diego is tops.
Jul 16, 2009   Environment California
This profile from <em>Miller-McCune</em> looks at a Berkeley, California official who made use of a 100-year old funding mechanism to take the city solar.
Jun 25, 2009   Miller-McCune
Italian car designer Pininfarina has announced that it will release a fully-electric, partially solar-powered car in Europe in 2010.
Jun 9, 2009   Inhabitat
The City of Austin is set to take in a record amount of solar power to advance towards a goal of deriving 30% of local energy from renewable sources by 2020.
Feb 2, 2009   Austin American-Statesman
Plans to scrape hundreds of thousands of acres of the Mojave Desert for solar panel installations may endanger wildlife and are pitting environmentalists against each other.
Jan 23, 2009   Salon.com
Berkeley, CA has just launched a loan program for property owners who wish to install solar panels on their roofs. Despite a frail economy, the city council is optimistic about the program's success.
Sep 18, 2008   The New York Times
<p>Small changes in British Victorian homes yield big changes in energy consumption, and help debunk the stereotype that 'green equals ugly' where architecture is concerned.</p>
Jul 23, 2008   The New York Times