A new report ranks Colorado sixth in the nation for solar jobs. The nonprofit Solar Foundation, based in Washington D.C., says 266 solar companies employ about 3,600 workers statewide.
Northern Colorado will soon get a second solar farm, thanks to a partnership between Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association and Carbondale-based Clean Energy Collective.
Originally published on Wed March 27, 2013 5:54 am
Originally published on Wed March 20, 2013 12:25 pm
The future doesn't look so bright for China-based Suntech, one of the world's largest makers of solar panels: On Wednesday, it was forced into bankruptcy after missing a $541 million payment to bondholders.
Originally published on Tue March 19, 2013 12:34 pm
Abu Dhabi, the most oil-rich of the United Arab Emirates, is now home to the world's single-largest concentrated solar power plant.
The 100-megawatt Shams 1 plant cost an estimated $750 million and is expected to provide electricity to 20,000 homes, according to the BBC.
Why, you might ask?