A branch of PNC Bank that opened last week in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., expects to use half of the energy needed by other conventional branches and to produce more energy than it requires.
A home using a heat-pump, photovoltaic solar panels, a rainwater cistern and other green features is he first LEED Platinum building on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Barcelona-based designer In-Tenta has created the Drop Eco-Hotel, a portable green living space that treads lightly on the environment and allows tenants to experience nature while surrounded by comfort.
New York State will spend $150 million over five years for large-scale, regional solar power projects in New York City and the Lower Hudson Valley.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup has teamed up with SolarWorld Africa to offer rural South Africans in Guateng access to the the games via solar-powered Sun-TV stations.
Combining sturdy PVC with tiny, matchbook-sized solar panels, Hammacher Schlemmer’s Solar Lighting Walkway Tiles offer a interesting combination outdoor lighting/landscaping solution.
Southern California Edison partners with SunLink to install a massive rooftop solar project in Southern California – a huge boost for renewable energy.
A start-up company called C3Nano and founded by two Stanford University students recently won the MIT Clean Energy Prize, garnering $200,000 worth of funding for their transparent electrode technology.
Solarmer Energy and Joel Berman Glass Studios have announced the joint development of attractive, thin, photovoltaic glass panels that operate more efficiently than traditional PV technology.
The HB-SIA plane is a solar-powered craft designed by Solar Impulse that employs over 11,000 PV cells to power its set of four electric engines, which store electricity for use after dark.