Latest Solar power News

Across the US, batteries and green energies like wind and solar combine for major climate solution

Mar. 15, 2024 09:55 AM EDT

In the Arizona desert, a Danish company is building a massive solar farm that includes batteries that charge when the sun is shining and supply energy back to the electric grid when it's not. Combining batteries with green energy is a fast-growing climate solution. ...

Company plans $344 million Georgia factory to make recycled glass for solar panels

Feb. 15, 2024 13:39 PM EST

CEDARTOWN, Ga. (AP) — A company that recycles solar panels announced Thursday that it would build a $344 million factory in northwest Georgia, for the first time expanding to making new glass for panels. Arizona-based Solarcycle said it would hire more than 600 workers in...

Duke Energy seeks new ways to meet the Carolinas' surging electric demand

Feb. 01, 2024 16:03 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Corp. subsidiaries for North Carolina and South Carolina have offered to regulators an adjusted electricity production proposal that the utilities say responds to surging demand projections while still reaching for future greenhouse gas reduction targets. ...