Melbourne solar powered canopy that doubles as work of art wins 2018 Land Art Generator Initiative

A beautiful solar array shaped like a canopy might provide 2,220 MWh of clean energy annually to Melbourne residents.

Unique 4.6-billion-year-old meteorite is a remnant of the early solar system

It’s older than Earth itself!

Rumors of Opportunity’s death “very premature”, despite three-weeks silence

Hang in there, buddy!

London’s Square Mile to use 100% renewable energy by October

A step in the right direction.

Scientists collect interstellar dust that formed the Earth and solar system

The findings might revolutionize our understanding of how the solar system came to be, as well as all planetary bodies for that matter.

Massive flare in the Proxima Centauri system puts its habitability into question

Flares like this one are powerful enough to turn the planet into a hellscape.

Price of new solar energy plummets by 26% in one single year

It’s more profitable to start deploying new solar now than operating currently existing coal or nuclear plants.

Nobody is going to make coal great again, says Bloomberg New Energy Finance founder

Sorry, bro.

Roadmap aims to supercharge 139 countries to 100% renewable energy by 2050

Going 100% renewable eliminates 4-7 million air pollution deaths each year and creates 24 million long-term, full-time jobs.

Solar paint makes hydrogen fuel from solar energy and water vapor

Power from thin-ish air!

Earlier this month, California broke yet another green record using over 67% renewable power

Woob woob!

World’s biggest solar power plant might be built in Nevada — it’s supposed to power 1 million homes or as much as Hoover Dam

A huge concentrated solar power plant might open in Nevada, 2020 onward.

China covered all its new energy demand with renewables in 2015 — and there was still plenty left to spare

Power from thin air. Lots and lots of power.

Chernobyl is to become the world’s largest solar power plant

This huge area will finally produce energy — 30 years after the meltdown.

Planet Earth got hold of a new companion, and it’s here to stay

Not much bigger than an apartment building, 2016 HO3 has been confirmed as Earth’s newest satellite.

First solar-powered boat to cross the Atlantic embarks on historical journey

A little ship braving the ocean on its own.

The price of solar keeps falling, Dubai received the lowest ever asking bid for energy

A few days ago, India’s Energy Minister Piyush Goyal announced that solar energy became cheaper to produce than coal-powered, costing roughly 6 US cents/kWh. Now, it’s become even cheaper: the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received the lowest ever asking price for solar energy, at US 2.99 cents/kWh.

The solar system brought down to scale in Nevada desert

Every picture you’re likely to see of it shows planets and moons too close together prevents you from getting a feel of the size of our solar system. A group of friends plans to change that, however.

KTH researchers develop transparent wood for use in building and solar panels

Wood, one of the cheapest and most widely used construction materials humanity has ever employed, has just had its range of uses expanded; Researchers at Stockholm’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a method of turning wood transparent that’s suitable for mass production.

UK set to unveil the world’s largest floating solar array

The largest floating solar array in the world is to be unveiled later this month, on the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir, at Walton-on-Thames. The array is estimated to generate almost 6 million kWh in its maiden year of operations. The energy will be used to power London’s water treatment plants.