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The start-up Bright, with seed money from 7 Combinator, believes it can transform solar energy in Mexico.
Utility-scale solar is booming on the east coast, due to a bevy of financial incentives. But one state in the original 13 states is a real surprise.
Despite a veto that would have wiped out West Virginia's net metering law, the solar industry in West Virginia is close to kaput.
Jordan has numerous challenges, but it is rich in one resource: sunshine. Now the kingdom is accelerating the adoption of solar, starting with the country’s 6,000 mosques.
Environmental justice has been a small but vocal part of civil rights activism, and the solar industry could help--but a lack of diversity, some say, is getting in the way of progress.
Bulgaria is among the few European countries that have announced the achievement of the objectives of the "Europe 2020" strategy on renewable energy. At the same time, the sector is said to be in crisis and unsustainable.
Burlington, Vermont revamped its energy portfolio, culminating in the purchase of a hydropower plant late last year -- and now runs 100 percent off of renewables.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its 2014 list of the top 10 LEED states in green building performance.
Masdar's latest initiative, another solar energy project in Mauritania, will provide clean energy in seven towns throughout this country of 4 million.
Masdar's solar desalination pilot project in Abu Dhabi could pave the way to a future in which desalination is possible with less of a carbon footprint.
Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg of Switzerland announced the path of Solar Impulse 2, the first round-the-world solar flight that starts next month.
The annual Zayed Future Energy Prize winners, which included former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, were announced for 2015 in Abu Dhabi.