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.
Major stadium use a massive amount of energy and create a lot of waste. But Levi’s Stadium is different. In fact, it could be the greenest in the NFL.
A massive solar flare flooded the sunlit portion of the planet Tuesday morning with X-rays powerful enough to disrupt GPS navigation, and airplane and maritime communication for several minutes.
NASA has reported that a shockwave from a massive solar flare will hit Earth on Friday, possibly knocking out communications and causing disruptions to satellites.
NASA, in a first-of-a kind agreement, has signed with Los Gatos based Skycorp to allow the group to attempt to contact and possibly command NASA’s International Sun-Earth Explorer-3.
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.
558 solar panels were installed on the roof of Davies Symphony Hall, as part of the GoSolarSF incentive that aims to shrink the city’s carbon footprint and conserve energy.
After dazzling sky watchers Monday night, get ready for round two. Set your calendar for October 8th, when the second total lunar eclipse in this “Blood Moon” tetrad occurs, but this one is for super early risers, or serious night owls. The full eclipse will occur at 3:55 a.m. over the San Francisco – San Jose – Oakland area.
Google is expanding its presence in the East Bay as a wind energy company it owns has secured a new lease at the formal naval base in Alameda.
Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.