Walter McCleod of VSF Solar discusses the challenges of ramping up solar power to utility-scale across the mid-Atlantic region and beyond…
The seaside nuclear reactors at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in San Clemente were permanently shut down in 2013 following steam generator malfunction. What to do with the 3.6 million pounds of highly radioactive waste remains an epic problem.
Solar Mowing founder Lynda DeWitt discusses how working as a children’s book author and editor at leading environmental periodicals led her to start her sun-powered lawn mowing company Solar Mowing…
Rooftop solar has never looked so good, given new technology from Tesla, Solar Window, Dyaqua, Sistine Solar, Sunflare & others to improve solar aesthetics.
Wave power could account for a quarter or more of U.S. electricity needs if we work to develop its potential around our coastlines, and could also provide other countries with a readily available renewable and free energy source.
Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest in cutting-edge, hyper-efficient solar cells? Are we really moving beyond huge photovoltaic panels anytime soon? —Michael Williams, Hartford, CT Many people still consider environmentalists’ favorite black panels as the cutting edge of renewable energy. However, the burgeoning solar industry has […]
Most of us would like to help save the world by taking green actions, but often it’s just too much trouble. We are busy and distracted and, beyond recycling and buying a fuel-efficient car, aren’t sure what to do next. And those who take the imposing step of looking into solar are faced with contradictory […]