The problem is, countries have never considered the competing and often conflicting objectives. As a result, solar energy, instead of becoming the messenger of the new cooperative world, is getting embroiled in messy battles.
Yes, it will take a very special gift to really say "I love you, mom" to our Mother Earth. Here are the top 5 green Mother's Day gifts that our favorite planet has recently received and which may provide you a few shopping ideas for the other moms in your life.
If the excess capacity of Suntech and other solar panel makers was harnessed to generate clean energy, might China tame its air pollution problems faster and maintain its ambitious 8 percent annual economic growth goal at the same time?
Yes, it takes thousands of roofs to match one big project. But rooftops have more accessible capacity, and more community benefits, and investments of both money and intention are starting to flow that way.
Streamlining distributed generation (DG) in the U.S. will put the nation on a path towards lasting energy independence. California can serve as a standard that states and utilities across the country can use.
By the time she arrived in Kenya, between her freshman and sophomore years at Princeton, Eden Full had already done the kind of hands-on work that can make a smart, ambitious student wonder whether getting a college degree is all that necessary.
Israel is the land of milk and honey -- and solar water heaters. Taking the idea of solar thermal hot water heaters to the next level is Tigi Solar, a new Israeli company that was inspired by the busy bee.
Inspired by how "mobile banking" revolutionized financial independence, Fenix believes that "mobile energy" is the next exciting frontier that will power laptops, tablets and even water purifiers and vaccine refrigerators off-grid.
With the U.S. Commerce Department's preliminary decision to impose 31-percent anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese photovoltaic solar panels, some commentators warned that this is the first shot in a job-killing trade war with China. Prediction of a trade war is largely a dangerous myth.