Can 100 Percent Renewable Energy Cope With a Polar Vortex?

When a polar vortex hit parts of the Midwest and Northeast at the end of January, it brought temperatures cold enough to cause frostbite on exposed skin in just five minutes and closed down schools and businesses.

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"The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved."
-Richard Rogers
Solar Power Overcomes Major Obstacles With Record...

Solar power, a beacon of hope amid the grim news about climate change, faced major obstacles in 2018 that had even solar optimists fearing its astonishing run of growth would come to an end. Yet once again it has beaten the naysayers.

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Solar-Powered Hydrogel Collects Clean Water Out of Thin Air

Using solar power and what they refer to "super sponges," a team of engineers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a neat, and potentially life-saving, magic trick: pulling water out of thin air. The sponges are actually hydrogels, ...

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Money Talks: US Clean Energy Jobs Outnumber Fossil Fuel...

Clean Power Last year's downturn in solar installations put a damper on the clean energy party in the US, but that's only part of the story. If you factor in all clean tech - including energy storage, energy efficiency, and clean vehicles - the...

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Purchasing Local Solar Power is a Win-win for Cities

Whether it's Lancaster County produce or Kennett Square mushrooms, people in Philadelphia - and in many U.S. cities - recognize the benefits of buying food locally: it's better for the environment and supports the regional economy. As it turns...

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New U.S. Solar Generating Capacity Beats All Other Forms...

According to an analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), new solar and wind generating capacity has taken the lead over natural gas and all other energy sources for the first month ...

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U.S. Solar Installations to Rebound in 2019 as Prices...

New U.S. solar installations will grow by 14 percent this year thanks to lower equipment prices that helped to revive a slew of delayed projects, consultancy Wood Mackenzie said in its latest outlook released on Wednesday.

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SOLAR 2019 'Race to Renewables' August 5-9th, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN.

The National Solar Tour from October 5-6, 2019 is the largest grassroots renewable energy event in the nation .

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SOLAR 2019:  The 48th National Solar Conference