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Solar Panel Efficiency

Solar cells have historically had an efficiency problem, with less than 30% of the energy in sunlight being converted into electricity. A group of chemists at UT-Austin and UC-Boulder are hoping to gain some of that energy loss back, using organic dyes on the surface...

Ute Mountain Tribe Installing Solar

  The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of southwestern Colorado is in the process of building a one-megawatt solar array, offsetting at least 10% of their reservation’s energy usage. Tribal lands are thought to be excellent spots for wind and solar projects, as they are...

Renewable Energy in Big Business

  The business sector has found creative ways to participate in renewable energy and conservation movements. Fifth Third Bank recently became the first Fortune 500 company to “achieve 100% renewable energy from a single solar project,” according to the Cincinnati...

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