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Solar Energy Industry

Idaho's First Big Solar Project

AP | JOHN MILLER | Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's first big solar electricity plant will likely soon begin construction, a rare bright spot for renewables in a state litt...

Despite Solyndra's Death, the Future of Solar Energy Is Sunny

Steven Pleging | Posted 02.01.2012 | Green
Steven Pleging

Remember when the dot.com bubble burst in 2000? Flash forward to 2011, when nearly everyone is online, Internet technology has become more accessible and fortunes continue to be made.

New Job Growth Numbers Tell the Larger Story of Solar

Brian F. Keane | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

The solar industry has grown 6.8 percent over the previous year, adding 6,736 new workers in 12 months. During that same time, national employment grew by only 0.7 percent.