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Something on which we can all agree: Solar power is great


The future of energy has arrived in Pennsylvania and we ought to push it…

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Solar Powered Super Trees in Singapore


photo by Munshi Ahmed These incredible constructions at Singapore's Gardens By…

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Airlight Energy’s Monuments to Concentrated Solar Power


The Precasted Fiber Reinforced Concrete Collector by Airlight Energy is a…

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Nature Offers Another Lesson to the Solar Power Industry (go biomimicry!)


image from Torresol Energy We've written about Fibonacci Series before here on…

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Surface Area Required to Replace Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining with Solar Power


click on the image for a larger version. Mountaintop removal mining (MTR) is a…

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Modern Solar Power Towers by RAFAA


Some nice alternative designs for the BrightSource Energy Ivanpah solar…

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Small Town Switches 85% to Solar Power


Credit: Skyline Solar Nipton, California will soon be powered 85% by a new…

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LIFE Magazine Online: History of Solar Power


Great historic shots of early solar power technology in this photo essay.…

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Solar Powered Camels Carry Medicines to Remote Desert Areas


via inhabitat What a great idea for medicines and vaccines that require…

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The state of solar power technology


There have been some detractors to the idea that we can fuel the world…

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Flapping solar EN-Visible Wing powers up to 110 homes each year


EN-Visible WingArtist: Binghua ChenEnergy Technologies: organic photovoltaic…

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Solar-powered glass panes come to life at night with human motion


PITCH!Artist team: Bryan Fan and Shelley XuEnergy technology: LSC photovoltaic…

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Sun Ray is a solar “specular sun” that can power 220 Melbourne homes


Almost a ray of sunlight radiating from a gap in the clouds: A "specular sun"…

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Solar-Powered Stone Circle Offers Modern Interpretation of Bronze Age Art


A new installation in the high plains of the Chihuahua desert delivers a modern…

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Wind and Solar-Powered Biodomes to Boost UAE Ecotourism


Baharash Bagherian has unveiled his design for a new wildlife conservation…

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Groundbreaking Solar-Powered Desalination That Doesn’t Require Batteries


A company in France has developed standalone solar-powered desalination…

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Solar-Powered Sun Lanterns Light Up The Night in Scottsdale


A new solar-powered public artwork is lighting up the night in Scottsdale,…

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Sun Stomp solar art could power a Baltimore home for one year


It's been a big week for us with the announcement that Rio Iluminado won the…

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Rio Iluminado: Solar-powered arch wins LAGI Willimantic design competition


Rio Iluminado by Pirie Associates, Lindsay Suter, and Gar Waterman.   The…

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Surface Area Required to Power Bitcoin with Solar


Have you heard that the electricity used by Bitcoin will exceed 33…

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Solar Flower Power


click image for source Haim Dotan Architects helped to design this…

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Area Required to Power the UAE with Solar


The above image is a comparison of concentrated solar power with the recently…

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Poster Size Version of The Area Required to Power the World with Solar


click to enlarge We have been delighted at the popularity of the graphic that…

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Shimmering halo generator by Grimshaw Architects captures solar energy from all angles


St Kilda HaloArtist Team: Pete Spence, Hiroe Fujimoto, Sacha Hickinbotham,…

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Undulating wind tunnels use thousands of tiny turbines to power 200 Australian homes


Wind Blossom>Artist Team: Joo Hyung Oh, Jae Ho YoonEnergy Technologies: pico…

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New Solar Graffiti Project Makes a Rundown Park Accessible After Dark


We are blown away by the new and exciting ways renewables are being…

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Solar Tree 2.0: Design World Giant Unveils Next Generation Street Light


Solar street lighting just got a lot smarter. Designed by Ross Lovegrove, a…

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How dye-sensitized cells revolutionized the solar industry


Professor Michael Grätzel's future flashed before his eyes in 1973 when OPEC…

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7 Public Art Designs Powered By Algae


Algae is awesome. There's no other way to put it. Ranging from single-celled to…

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Powering Places


Powering Places is the beautiful hardcover book that catalogs the LAGI 2016…