Solar Power

That light at the end of the tunnel?

It may be Lebanon’s Lira Solar Car. Necessity is the mother of invention. Whilst being a cliché to some, this. pearl of wisdom is all too real to others. History tells us of the many inventions or discoveries which came to light during times of hardship. The lightbulb, telephone and basketball for example. Even gravity, […]

Inside BP’s Plan to Reset Renewables as Oil and Gas Boom

BP hasn’t fallen out of love with renewables. It just wants to have more power. CEO Bernard Looney’s pursuit of green energy outstripped all rivals three years ago when he outlined a radical blueprint to move away from fossil fuels. Last month he applied the brakes, slowing BP’s planned cuts in oil and gas and […]

Global Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Edged Up to Record High in 2022 - IEA

Global energy-related emissions of carbon dioxide hit a record high last year, although more clean technology such as solar power and electric vehicles helped limit the impact of increased coal and oil use, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday. Deep cuts in emissions, mainly from burning fossil fuels, will be needed over the […]

U.S. Solar Installations to Fall 23% This Year Due to China Goods Ban - Report

New U.S. solar installations are on track to fall by nearly a quarter this year, with panel imports stalled by a ban on goods from China’s Xinjiang region over forced labor concerns, according to a market report released on Tuesday. The dour forecast by industry trade group the Solar Energy Industries Association and research firm […]

Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations to Alleviate Range Anxiety

Could solar-powered EV charging stations be able to supply electric vehicles with the energy they need? They may very well be. That appears to be the main finding of a study carried out by a group of scientists from Oregon State University. Casey L. Steadman and Chad W. Higgins, the researchers, looked at the viability […]