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SolarCity plans world's largest solar panel plant in upstate N.Y.

SolarCity, headed by Elon Musk of Tesla fame, plans to build one of the world's largest solar panel production plants on 88 acres in upstate New York.

Solar Roadways project blows past $1M crowdfunding goal

A crowdsourcing project to raise money for solar panels that snap together to form roadways has blown by its $1 million goal.

Solar power to provide HP's HQ with 20% of its electricity

A new solar power project will provide HP's Palo Alto headquarters with 20% of its power and save it $1 million over the next 20 years.

Austin Energy pens pact for Texas' largest solar power plant

Austin Energy, one of the largest city-owned utilities in the U.S., has signed a deal to purchase 150 megawatts of solar electricity from Recurrent Energy, one of North Americas biggest solar developers.

Solar achieves price parity in Europe

Power generated through solar power now costs the same as conventionally generated electricity in three European countries, according to a new report.

10 of the world's coolest, greenest data centers

Data centers are taking advantage of energy saving technologies to run more efficiently in order to be kind to the environment and the bottom line.

Why green IT is good for business

IT is uniquely positioned to drive green IT projects by identifying opportunities for operational efficiency -- and helping to build the business case.

Nanowires could boost solar power 15X

A single nanowire can capture 15 times more energy from the sun than standard metal conductors, according to scientists from the Nano-Science Center at the Niels Bohr Institut, Denmark.

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