Google researchers say a lot of people have been asking the company’s algorithm how many solar panels would fit on the roof, how much energy they could produce and which contractor should be hired to get them installed.
Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solarpower project and preserving 36,000 acres of “sustainable” timberland in Maine and North Carolina.
California already leads the nation in home solar installations, but now there’s a deal that could literally put sales through the roof.
Streets in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood blocks away from fancy stores and long lines of tourists waiting for cable cars have been cleaner since solar-powered toilets began rolling in four afternoons per week.
The city of South San Francisco has upgraded five pedestrian crosswalks in a continuing effort to enhance pedestrian safety.
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s concentrated sun rays — “streamers,” for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
President Barack Obama announced pledges by more than 300 companies and state and local governments to use solar technology during remarks at a Walmart in Mountain View.
This despite the state’s incentive program winding down with its goal nearly achieved.
A plane with the wingspan of a jumbo jet lifted off from Moffett Field Friday morning to attempt a historic cross-country journey using only solar power..