Apr 18, 2014
Despite some failures, solar is growing into a big industry.
Nov 12, 2013
For firefighters, there can be too many solar panels on a roof. Fire officials and the solar industry are paying attention to the concern.
Oct 24, 2013
Rooftop solar installations cut into utilities' revenue, but still use their expensive grid and and rely on them for backup power.
Jul 2, 2013
Solar facilities like Ivanpah could be the future -- or, they could be a footnote in the history of clean energy.
May 27, 2013
European -- and some American manufacturers -- believe Chinese solar panels are being sold for less than they cost to build. The European Commission is investigating, but now Germany is distancing itself from the "dumping" allegations.
May 20, 2013
Inventors of an experimental solar aircraft simply want to prove it’s possible to fly long distances using energy from the sun.
May 18, 2012
The U.S. believes China is dumping solar panels at below-market prices in America and has hit back with a penalty of 31 percent. That tariff is surprisingly steep and many in China are not reacting well. Could they backfire?
Mar 21, 2012
The U.S. will impose new tariffs on cheap Chinese solar panels. The new duties will be low. Analysts say it's not likely to spark a trade war.
Mar 14, 2012
The solar sector in the U.S. did very well in 2011, installing nearly twice as much capacity as the previous year -- a record. And the industry still expects to have an even better 2012.