1979 solar eclipse memories: Profound silence, goosebumps, astounding joy – OregonLive.com

OregonLive.com1979 solar eclipse memories: Profound silence, goosebumps, astounding joyOregonLive.com21, Oregonians will get their first chance in 38 years to see a total solar eclipse, when the shadow of the moon will cut a 90-mile-wide path of totality across the state. Officials are expecting as many as a million visitors for … [Read more...]

This Could Be the Biggest Disruption the US Solar Industry Has Ever Seen – Motley Fool

Motley FoolThis Could Be the Biggest Disruption the US Solar Industry Has Ever SeenMotley FoolThe most consequential trade ruling in the short history of the American solar industry could be coming in the next few months, brought on by a manufacturer most U.S. consumers have never heard of. When Suniva filed for bankruptcy … [Read more...]

Solar eclipse 2017: what it is, when it’s happening and why it’s important – Fox News

Fox NewsSolar eclipse 2017: what it is, when it's happening and why it's importantFox NewsA total solar eclipse will happen on the continential U.S., due to the Moon passingbetween the Earth and the Sun. It's been 38 years since the continential U.S. has been in the shadow of the total solar eclipse, according to Dr. Tyler … [Read more...]

Forward Labs solar roof promises higher production, lower cost than Tesla’s – Treehugger

TreehuggerForward Labs solar roof promises higher production, lower cost than Tesla'sTreehuggerWith all of the hoopla over Tesla's solar roof offering, which drew a little bit of fire for Musk's claim that it will "actually cost less than a normal roof," it can be easy to miss some of the current and upcoming solar roof … [Read more...]

Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles Sold Out ‘Well Into 2018’ (TSLA) – Investopedia

InvestopediaTesla's Solar Roof Tiles Sold Out 'Well Into 2018' (TSLA)Investopediacontroversial $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity might win over the doubters after all. The company's sleek new solar roof tiles, which were first made available just a few weeks ago, are sold out "well into 2018," according to Tesla CFO Deepak … [Read more...]

Local governments continue investing in solar – News 10NBC

News 10NBCLocal governments continue investing in solarNews 10NBCAnother local city has decided to power its buildings with solar energy, and there's no direct cost to taxpayers. The ribbon was cut on Canandaigua's solar field this week, and the city's mayor hopes you pay attention. Canandaigua's DPW building and ... … [Read more...]

Lights out! Eclipse to cut solar power in California – SFGate – SFGate

SFGateLights out! Eclipse to cut solar power in California - SFGateSFGateCalifornia now relies so much on solar power that on Thursday, state officials urged residents to turn off unneeded lights and unplug appliances during the Aug.California Answer to Coming Solar Eclipse: Unplug Appliances ...BloombergWhy we will need solar … [Read more...]

Billionaire Ex-Oilman Plans 1st Nonstop World Solar Flight – Bloomberg

BloombergBillionaire Ex-Oilman Plans 1st Nonstop World Solar FlightBloombergAfter building up a $15 billion fortune pumping oil, Viktor Vekselberg is turning to solar for his attempt to win a place in history. The Russian tycoon and his Renova Group plan a record-breaking effort to send a plane around the world nonstop using … [Read more...]

Journey to the Birth of the Solar System – Quanta Magazine

Only over the past half-century have scientists uncovered the story of the sun, the Earth, the moon and our neighboring planets. Each meteorite plucked off the ground, every moon rock collected by Apollo astronauts and every measurement recorded by NASA’s far-flung probes has provided a clue that planetary scientists have … [Read more...]

City will close section of Bennett Street for solar – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Don Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR COLDWATER — The Coldwater City Council will hold a hearing to close its street to nowhere — Bennett Street from Hooker Street to the railroad. A date will be announced later. With construction of the long-proposed 1.6 megawatt solar farm on the former Marmon foundry site on Hooker … [Read more...]