Solar Energy - Page: 5

SolarCity Agrees to $2.6 Billion Buyout Offer From Tesla

The combined entity would sell solar panels, home battery storage systems and electric cars under a single brand.

Reuters

Facebook's Solar-Powered Internet Drone Takes Flight

Aquila, Facebook's lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Yuma, Arizona.

Reuters

Saudi Arabia-Based Startup NOMADD Raises US$1 Million From KAUST Innovation Fund

On the threshold of an exciting era for sun power, Saudi Arabia-based NOMADD looks to unlock the complete potential of solar power in the region, with its solar panel cleaning solution.

Big Solar Is Leaving Rooftop Systems in the Dust

The success of large-scale solar has raised questions about the wisdom of continuing incentives for rooftop installations, which remain far more expensive than most other forms of electricity.

Reuters

A Highway That Will Produce Power Instead of Roadkill

Missouri hopes to have the first solar panel-paved stretch of U.S. highway before the end of the year.

Jason Fell

Apple Creates a New Company to Sell Solar Energy

The company might have plans to expand its farms even further to prepare for new projects, such as charging stations for the long-rumored Apple car.

Mariella Moon

Former Crowdfunding Site Turned Solar-Loans Provider Mosaic Raises $200 Million

The announcement marks the largest funding to date for Mosaic, which in the last two years has grown into the nation's top loan provider for residential solar installations.

Reuters

7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems

To get people to make a change, sometimes it needs to be more than the right thing to do.

Lydia Belanger

SunEdison Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

The solar energy company is one of the largest non-financial companies to file for bankruptcy protection in the past decade.

Reuters

Disney World Installs On-Brand Solar Panels in the Shape of Mouse Ears

The new solar farm near Epcot spans 22 acres and joins a family of mouse-shaped environmental projects.

Lydia Belanger

All Charged Up! How Clothes Are Now Powering Devices.

Solar-powered jackets? Motion-Powered fabric? Clothes aren't just for covering up anymore.

Bill Carmody