#Solar energy

  • Article: Spain Plans to Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2050
    Environment

    Spain Plans to Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 14, 2018

    They're closing down coal plants to invest in wind farms. Read more

  • Article: California Will Require All New Homes to Have Solar Panels
    Environment

    California Will Require All New Homes to Have Solar Panels

    By Joe McCarthy|May 10, 2018

    The new bill is critical to the state’s broader environmental efforts. Read more

  • Article: China Is Spending 3 Times as Much as the US on Renewable Energy
    Environment

    China Is Spending 3 Times as Much as the US on Renewable Energy

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2018

    China gets 26% of electricity from renewables. Read more

  • Article: 2017 Was the Best Year Ever For Solar Power
    Environment

    2017 Was the Best Year Ever For Solar Power

    By Joe McCarthy|April 6, 2018

    China was the driving force behind this surge. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Is Investing $200 Billion in Solar Energy
    Environment

    Saudi Arabia Is Investing $200 Billion in Solar Energy

    By Joe McCarthy|March 28, 2018

    The country wants to get 10% of its energy from renewables by 2023. Read more

  • Article: France Sends $861 Million to World’s Largest Solar Power Pact
    Finance & Innovation

    France Sends $861 Million to World’s Largest Solar Power Pact

    By Joe McCarthy|March 12, 2018

    The money will be used to transform the solar industry. Read more

  • Article: White House Wants to Slash 72% From Renewable Energy Programs
    Environment

    White House Wants to Slash 72% From Renewable Energy Programs

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 1, 2018

    In 2017, the administration’s attempts to slash these programs were thwarted by Congress. Read more

  • Article: How Your Windows and Cell Phone Could Start Generating Solar Power
    Finance & Innovation

    How Your Windows and Cell Phone Could Start Generating Solar Power

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 25, 2017

    The technology works by harvesting invisible light. Read more