Will Technology Get Us Environmental Science Answers?

Everyone is towards being the leader on everything. Talk about globalization, every country wants to take the lead and become the leading country. Because of this, workforce and industrialization are set on fire with no reasons to hold back, and with no slight regret if there are other concerns being detoured. And by that concern, […] Read more

Intelligent Glass Maker View Raises $100M

Electrochromic windows, also known as dynamic glass or intelligent glass, are still a boutique productfor buildings. But as the technology attracts attention from large glass manufacturers and prominent investors, it may be inching closer to wider deployment. This morning, the California-based electrochromic glass producer View announced closure of a $100 million investment from Madrone Capital Partners, a private […] Read more

Treehouse’s One-Stop Shop for Solar

Few people walk into a car dealership and ask to see all of the 2.0 liter engines or only the 200 horsepower cars. Those technical specs are important, but most people shop by model, price or features. Yet homeowners that want to install solar panels often find themselves buried in a mound of technical details […] Read more

Rural Villages Benefit from Africa’s Solar Revolution

A solar project aimed at making women in Ghana both entrepreneurs and engineers will get rural parts of the African country on the grid. Women in the rural villages will be taught how to make small, inexpensive, and low-tech solar-powered devices that can be sold locally. The first devices created will be solar-powered cell phone […] Read more

The 10 Greenest Cities on Earth

Do you have a hankering to go someplace green? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Check out ten of the greenest cities in the world. All of these cities have implemented some wonderfully green initiatives and boast some awesome attractions that make them superb green getaways. Portland, Oregon Photo by Silver Smith This beautiful […] Read more

The Conservative Case For Solar Power

With just a quick look at the state of the national dialogue about renewable energy or climate change, you can’t help but come away with a clear split: Democrats and left-leaning politicians support the transition to a low-carbon economy, while Republicans and those on the right are vigorously supportive of the status quo. You could […] Read more

Squirrels: Solar’s Biggest Threat?

So, what do a home solar system, squirrel/critter guard (more commonly known as chicken wire) and way too much yard work have to do with one another? In my case, quite a lot, unfortunately. Three years ago, when REC Solar installed our 5.59 kW home solar system (which has been working great, having pumped out […] Read more

Rio+20: The Aftermath

Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, has come and gone. The global environmental community certainly had high hopes for this event, described as the biggest UN conference ever. With such outsized expectations, some people were bound to be disappointed… and in this case, a great many people felt let down by the conference. […] Read more

Stock Market Idea for Thursday: JA Solar (JASO)

Chart courtesy of www.stockcharts.com ( click to enlarge ) JASO- Wednesday, JASO bounced back the last part of the day, as the stockclosed up $1.23 on the day. At this stage the stock is oversold andcould bounce. Despite weak signal from MACD in the technical dailychart as MACD and signal line are below 0, the […] Read more