solar power

Va. Projects Get Funding to Boost Solar Power DeploymentThe Energy Department is providing funding for two Virginia-based projects aimed at boosting the deployment of solar power.
Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar PowerOwners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
Emerging Solar Plants Scorch Birds in Mid-AirWorkers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
2 Universities in DC Make Deal to Buy Solar Power Two universities in the nation's capital have agreed to a major energy deal to buy more than half their power from three new solar power farms that will be built in North Carolina, the schools announced Monday night.
Obama Praises Solar Energy In Speech At Wal-MartFlanked by bargain-priced displays of women's wear and patio lighting, President Barack Obama came to a Wal-Mart store in Silicon Valley on Friday to praise new steps by businesses and communities to deploy solar energy, showcasing efforts to combat climate change that don't rely on a disinclined Congress.
Great Green Inventions From The Past 10 YearsThe popularity of the green movement seems to be growing and with so many people becoming involved, new inventions are consistently being developed to promote sustainable living. Learn about the latest inventions from the past decade that are helping to promote green living.
Dominion Puts Solar Projects in IndianapolisEnergy provider Dominion Resources Inc. has placed three solar-power generation projects in Indiana into service.
The White House is Going SolarThe Obamas are going solar. <em>The Washington Post</em> reports that roof panels are being installed atop The White House this week.
Official: Solar Plane to Help Energy Use on GroundThe nation's energy secretary says a solar-powered plane that landed outside Washington early Sunday will one day offer a payoff for people on the ground.