Massachusetts Eyes Net Metering for Small Hydropower Projects

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities issued notice of a technical conference to study proposed net

Brazil Solar Power Auction May Spur $1 Billion in Investment

Brazil's first national energy auction with a specific category for power generated from sunlight may spur as much

GRID WARS: The Battle to Control Your Electricity

Rarely has a major U.S. industry reached a crossroads as stark as that facing today's electric utilities. EPA's

Listen Up: An Architect’s Perspective on Rooftop Solar

Architects are in the driver's seat when it comes to building new homes or overseeing major remodeling projects.

SunEdison Wins Big in Two Indian States

SunEdison has just made back-to-back announcements of large solar project wins in India, a 5 GW MOU from the

SolarWorld Boosts Manufacturing in Oregon

U.S. solar panel industry leader SolarWorld today announced plans to increase capacity from 380 MW to 530 MW, and

Could the Upcoming Election Decide Florida’s Renewable Energy Fate?

As gubernatorial candidate Charlie Christ noted in the recent debate, the corrupting influence of Florida's

German Experts Lock Horns over Storage

Until recently, the going orthodoxy among supporters of Germany's Energiewende, or clean energy transition, was

Green Education

Will Google Glass Bring Augmented Reality into the Classroom?

Adam Winkle, who earned the Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence and science educator, is a pioneer user of Google Glass, which enables users to access infinite amounts of information with voice commands and touches via a head mounted display (HUD). He believes the future...

Brain-Based Learning Techniques to Try in Your Classroom

Brain-based learning isn't a new concept, but it's enjoying renewed attention thanks to the teacher accountability movement begun by President George W. Bush and continued by President Barack Obama. In a nutshell, teachers who use brain-based techniques don their “neuroscientist”...