New York To Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Schools

New York City will spend $23 million to install solar-paneled roofs on 24 public schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Why Local Energy Ownership Matters

Solar and wind projects can mean big bucks for communities – but only if they keep them local! Why does ownership

The Untapped Potential of Solar Schools in Massachusetts

School districts across America are beginning to see the light, as they realize the potential of solar energy. From

German Scientists Break Thin-Film PV Solar Cell Record

Everybody loves a new world record, even more so when that record hints at the possibility of enormous strides in

Washington DC Releases Proposed Community Solar Regulations

On October 1st 2013, the D.C. legislature passed the Community Solar Renewables Energy Act (B20-007), making D.C.

Solar-Powered Plane to Circle the Globe

Two Swiss pilots plan to fly a solar-powered plane around the earth, pushing human endurance as well as the

Ukraine Crisis May Spur EU Clean Energy Policies, Neste Oil Says

Europe's concern about its reliance on Russian fossil fuels may spur governments to prioritize alternative energy,

Scotland Rejects Independence, But Concerns Linger for a Renewables Future

Scotland's decision to vote no to independence from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has

Green Education

Trendy Buzzword or Transformative Concept: How Legit is Grit?

Popularized by Angela Lee Duckworth's excellent TED Talk in April 2013, “Grit” has become a red-hot buzzword in education today. However, is this a legitimate concept that teachers should start integrating into their educational zeitgeist or just another passing trend? The...

How iPads Can Refresh Traditional Classrooms

Following the trend of mass mobile device adoption, educators increasingly contemplate possibilities of using iPads in classroom. State-of-the-art mobile technology is getting more and more popular in different settings and schools are no exception. Adoption of mobile devices is...