Here, you'll find the latest news on solar power, including technologies like solar panels that collect the sun's rays and turn that light into energy.
The first solar-powered flight around the world will take off from and touch down in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, officials announced today (Sept. 25).
Addressing climate change is not only crucial for preserving the environment, it also makes good economic sense, some politicians and business leaders say.
A clever new idea could save renewable energy for when the wind is not blowing and the sun is not shining.
London is going all in with sustainable energy. The world's largest solar-powered bridge — spanning the River Thames — was unveiled Wednesday (Jan. 22) in the British metropolis.
People without access to dependable electricity often turn to dirty, even dangerous kerosene lanterns, so Panasonic is giving away 100,000 solar lanterns to communities in need.
Americans produced a record amount of solar and wind energy in 2012, and will likely continue doing so this year with government tax incentives and technological advancements in renewable energy.
The solar-powered aircraft finished its historic cross-country flight with absolutely zero fuel, though it had to land early due to a ripped wing.
A new solar cell can produce two electrons for every particle of light that hits it, at least at certain wavelengths.
A robot arm mounted on tank treads can install solar panels day and night for an energy-hungry world.
The decathlon enlists nearly two dozen teams of students to design full sized, sustainable homes from the ground up using solar power.
Solar panels arranged as 3D towers can make as much as 20 times more power compared to a flat solar panel installation.
Supercomputers help researchers find deeper insight into the purity, structure and behavior of proteins, DNA and RNA.
Space-based solar power is still on hold, but projects in the U.S., Europe and Japan have slowly moved forward.