Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm Nears Completion

The U.S. Department of Energy is back in the renewable energy-generation loan game. Not with a headlong dive, mind you. More like a toe in the water. The DOE this week conditionally agreed to a $150 million loan guarantee for the Cape Wind project in Massachusetts, which aims to be among the first offshore wind… Keep reading →

Post-Flare Loops Erupt From Suns Surface

The solar industry has been very hot. Record amounts of new solar capacity have been installed over the past two years. The accelerating pace of adoption of solar panels for distributed generation (installed at the point of use, rather than sold into the power grid) and the downward trend of module prices have created exuberance… Keep reading →