Solar energy

05.17.12
Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center
05.17.12

Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center

Last February, Apple came clean about its efforts to clean up the environment, detailing intention...

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05.04.12
First solar-powered boat to circle the world pulls into home port, contemplates next move
05.04.12

First solar-powered boat to circle the world pulls into home port, contemplates next move

It's been two years since we last heard of the 98-foot-long solar-powered boat, which at the time...

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04.18.12
Tesla pairs up with SolarCity, will power off-grid homes as well as cars
04.18.12

Tesla pairs up with SolarCity, will power off-grid homes as well as cars

If you've ever dreamed of thumbing your nose at big energy and its expensive, polluting ways, then...

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04.06.12
Ski helmet charges iPods, iPhone and other mobile devices
04.06.12

Ski helmet charges iPods, iPhone and other mobile devices

A team of German researchers is working on technology that could let you ski all day without wo...

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02.20.12
Apple's 2012 environmental report reveals giant solar array
02.20.12

Apple's 2012 environmental report reveals giant solar array

Apple just released its 2012 environmental report, detailing all the ways it's conserving energy an...

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02.08.12
Two US startups break solar efficiency records, aim to light up your life
02.08.12

Two US startups break solar efficiency records, aim to light up your life

Two US startups are breaking solar efficiency records in their quest to bring clean, cost-effective...

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12.25.11
Notre Dame heralds paint-on solar cells, wants to smear your home with its goop (video)
12.25.11

Notre Dame heralds paint-on solar cells, wants to smear your home with its goop (video)

Leave it to the Fighting Irish to take a stab at solving the world's energy woes. Notre Dame researc...

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12.20.11
Google's letting it shine as it nears $1 billion investment in solar energy
12.20.11

Google's letting it shine as it nears $1 billion investment in solar energy

Google's feeling charitable this holiday and has pumped $94 million into a Californian solar-en...

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10.19.11
Apple solar patent wants a sunny display light for your Sunny (De)light
10.19.11

Apple solar patent wants a sunny display light for your Sunny (De)light

Let's begin with the usual disclaimer: Apple patent applications do not mean the outlandish tec...

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