Solar panels for my boat? Yes!

Planetsolar visiting Miami

It’s boating season! For those lucky enough to be out on the water, investing in solar panels is a great way to extend those trips off-shore and make the most of your holiday in your home away from home. Whether you have a sailboat, a powerboat or a pontoon boat, solar panels can help you ...

Ivanpah – World’s Largest Solar Thermal Facility

Aerial view of the three towers

One of the world's largest renewable energy projects can be found in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border: the Ivanpah solar thermal facility. Located on the Ivanpah Dry Lake, this giant project uses solar thermal technology and it covers 3500 acres of public desert land near Las Vegas. This area is equivalent to four times ...

Obama’s stance on coal great for solar energy

U.S. President Barrack Obama recently declared war on coal, introducing regulations to reduce carbon emissions from coal production plants by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. This comes on the heels of Obama’s move last month to promote solar power and energy efficiency in the United States. Combined, these two developments spell great news for ...