Solar Power

The Long Hard Road To The Edge

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Power To The People

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/readyset.jpg"> As I type this, a UPS beeps furiously behind me, and the growl of half-a-dozen diesel generators is audible down the street.

Could This Be The First Solar Powered Laptop?

<img src='https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/luce-back.jpg'> While there are plenty of solar-powered peripherals that plug into your laptop to boost its battery power, we haven't

BrightSource Nabs $168 Million From Google To Develop Ivanpah Solar Power Plant In The Mojave

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/tc-ivanpah-apr-2011.png" class="shot2"></img> Developers of large-scale, solar power plants <a href="http://www.brightsourceenergy.com/">Brigh

Atop A Landfill, U.S. Marine Corps Installs 1.4 Megawatt Solar System

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/tc-box-canyon-landfill-solar.png" class="shot2"></img> Today, the United States Marine Corps completed its largest solar installation to date&

Purdue Research Cracks Both Of Solar Energy's Roadblocks, Road Opens In 2013

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Lasers.jpg" />Whenever I overhear conversations on the environment, the common consensus is always, "why don't they just put solar panels

Hertz Spending Estimated $10 Million On Solar Rooftops In U.S. This Year

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0010/2146/102146v2-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Rental car stalwarts, <a href="http://www.hertz.com/">The Hertz Corporation</a> (Hert

Ascent Solar, Makers of Thin Film Modules, Get Distributors In Singapore, Malaysia, Greece

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/ascent-wavesol-thin-film.jpg" class="shot2"> </img> Colorado-based Ascent Solar Technologies (NASDAQ: <a href="http://investors.ascentsolar.co

ReneSola Claims New Wafer Will Boost Solar Cell Efficiency To 17.5 Percent

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/renesola-logo.jpg" class="shot2"></img> ReneSola (NYSE: SOL) a major manufacturer of solar products based in Jiashan, China announced this wee

SoloPower Raises Another $51.6 Million To Make Flexible, Thin Film Solar Panels

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/1557/51557v2-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> An <a href="http://sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1370910/000137091011000001/xslFormDX01/

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/africaperspective.jpg" /> My advice for the new year: go East and South, young man and woman ... and investor. America, Europe, and Japan a

Solar Electricity To Power 200,000 U.S. Homes By End of 2010

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/picture-4.png?w=300" width="300" height="216" class="alignright size-medium wp-image-230954" /></a> Solar is likely to surpass one gigawatt o

T-Mobile Constructs Solar-Powered Cell Site In Pennsylvania

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/tmos.jpg" />T-Mobile, fresh off some sort of short code carrier controversy, has been experimenting with solar-powered cell towers. The

Wow, a solar-charging backpack that actually looks cool

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/piggyback.jpg" />Are you a huge nerd? No? Sorry, I guess that solar backpack you're wearing kind of threw me off. Looks like Playskool me

New bill introduced to cover half the cost of 10 million home solar power systems

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/solartiles.jpg" />A bill has been proposed that might help spread solar power for homes, which is still mighty expensive if you want it t

Solar power making huge difference in Haiti

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/sunoven_bottom.jpg" />Sounds like technology is making a difference in the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/01/15/text-to-donate-t

Alternative solar power: Weird roof orbs provide lighting (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/roof_orbs.png" /> <em>Nani Kore</em> ("What's This?") is the name of a Japanese TV show that digs up bizarre things and phenomena observ

Double Review: SolarVoice 908 and SolarCharger 906

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/iTech-solar-stuff.jpg" />My first experience with solar energy was in Cub Scouts, when we made a solar-powered hot dog cooker. Unfortunat

Japan to operate solar energy station in outer space

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/Space-Solar-Power-System.jpg" /> The <a href="http://www.jaxa.jp/index_e.html">Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency</a> (JAXA) has big pla

Google aims to halve the cost of solar power

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/goog.jpg" />What a market leader and major dealer in capital does publicly with their money is revealing. One of the things I admire abou
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