Green Energy

The green tech revolution has scored a major victory in the fight to power our cities. Las Vegas is one of the newest (and largest) urban areas to now run their entire city government by renewables, including a large portion coming from solar energy. The juice is enough…

The United States is sunnier than you think. Solar power developers added a record 7.3 gigawatts (GW) of capacity in 2015, up 17% from 2014 and exceeding natural gas installations for the first time. The gains show how fast demand is growing for clean energy sources, as the…

Advocacy group Understand Solar is projecting the rise of power alternatives like solar energy could send silver prices skyrocketing. Silver is essential to the solar market, the group said in a blog article posted on its web site on Sunday. Silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity…

Solar Energy Could Dominate All Others Critics often dismiss solar energy as an unworkable idea, even by green energy advocates. The common criticism is that solar power requires a lot of real estate to become viable. But France may have found a solution that would decimate the oil…