Posts tagged: solar power generation

The Military Could Be About to Make Solar Power Way Better

The DOE’s recommendation that the military adopt solar backup generators means solar is about to get a military-style research boost. By: Avery Thompson Giant solar farms are springing up all over the country, and companies like Tesla are making it easier for the average consumer to buy rooftop solar panels to power their own homes. But solar is still […]

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China Increases Solar Power Output by 80% in Three Months

The power-generation increase comes even as more solar plants stand idle because of congested transmission infrastructure China electricity output from photovoltaic plants rose 80 per cent in the first quarter after the world’s biggest solar power market increased installed capacity. Solar power generation rose to 21.4 billion kilowatt-hours in the three months ending 31 March from a […]

Amazon Turns Warehouse Roofs into Solar Power Stations

Fifteen warehouses with solar panels will crank out 41 megawatts of power — and mean you won’t have to pay as much for Amazon services. The solar bug has bitten Amazon. The e-commerce behemoth said Thursday it’s installing solar panels on 15 fulfillment centers this year, enough to generate up to 41 megawatts of power, […]