Experimental Solar Plane Takes 24 Hour Flight

The Solar Impulse is relying on sun power as it rides around the clock and attempts night flight. The Solar Impulse, an experimental solar plane, took off on a historic ride around the world early today from Geneva, Switzerland.   Supporters … Continue reading

Obama reserves $2 billion dollars for US Solar Projects

Nearly $2 billion dollars in loan guarantees will be given to two companies to boost the US solar energy industry, President Barack Obama has announced. One of the companies, Abenoga Solar, plans to build the largest solar power plant in … Continue reading

US Wins

An America team won the Solar Decathlon in Madrid where 17 solar-powered houses competed for most efficient prefab house. The winner is Virginia Tech’s Lumenhaus. Runner ups were Germany’s elegant IKAROS house, the ultra-efficient Armadillo Box, and Finland’s beautiful wooden … Continue reading