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What Happened in Solar Energy in December 2016

Unmanned solar-powered robotic boat to replicate Mayflower’s pilgrimage of discovery (PHOTOS)
Rt | rt.com | December 30, 2016
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Solar Projects Are Moving Ahead – And Will Soon Overtake Natural Gas In U.S. Energy Production
Kj Mcelrath | trofire.com | December 29, 2016
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Solar power, green corridor blip on energy radar for 2017 - The Economic Times
indiatimes.com | December 29, 2016
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Solar power at 1¢/kWh by 2025 - "The promise of quasi-infinite and free energy is here" - Electrek
John Fitzgerald Weaver | electrek.co | December 28, 2016
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Solar-powered Farm From a Box is a compact farm kit that feeds 150 people
Cat Distasio | inhabitat.com | December 28, 2016
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Household solar power producers get creative to counter lower feed-in tariffs
Karen Percy | abc.net.au | December 28, 2016
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Maine's largest solar farm prepares to power up
Colin Ellis | pressherald.com | December 28, 2016
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich vetoes renewable energy freeze
Peter Krouse | cleveland.com | December 27, 2016
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It's Official: Solar Energy Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels
ecowatch.com | December 27, 2016
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Electricity Through Solar Power Now Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels, WEF Says In New Report
Pranshu Rathi @pranshurathi | ibtimes.com | December 27, 2016
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Solar energy and rethinking geothermal: Arena's hits and misses
Bianca Nogrady | theguardian.com | December 27, 2016
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A strong solar industry will grow our economy, keep our energy dollars here
David Woodsome | bangordailynews.com | December 26, 2016
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California Solar Farm Produces Power At Record Low Price
Rich Dana | solartribune.com | December 26, 2016
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Ghatkopar building goes solar, to save Rs1.65 lakh on power bills
Badri Chatterjee | hindustantimes.com | December 26, 2016
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In Vermont, solar, batteries key energy revolution
foxbusiness.com | December 25, 2016
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The solar-powered town: a dream for the environment – or a wildlife nightmare?
Edward Helmore | theguardian.com | December 25, 2016
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Xcel Energy flips switch on new plant, more than doubling Minn. solar energy generation
Mike Hughlett | startribune.com | December 24, 2016
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Elon Musk teases new 'Tesla Supercharger V3' with over 350 kW power output and off-grid solar + Powerpacks - Electrek
Fred Lambert | electrek.co | December 24, 2016
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It’s Finally Happening: Solar Becoming Cheapest Form Of Electricity Production Globally
Whitney Webb | trueactivist.com | December 23, 2016
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Solar Power Is Now The Cheapest Form of Energy in Almost 60 Countries
David Nield | sciencealert.com | December 23, 2016
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The first road paved in solar panels opened in France
Mike Murphy | qz.com | December 23, 2016
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Las Vegas is now completely powered by renewable energy
Justin Carissimo | independent.co.uk | December 22, 2016
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Road paved with solar panels powers French town
Chloé Coupeau | phys.org | December 22, 2016
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Donald Trump And Renewable Energy: Industry Remains Optimistic Amid Policy Outlook : NPR
npr.org | December 22, 2016
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Sri Lanka’s 10MW solar power plant commissioned, lead financing by DFCC
Lbo | lankabusinessonline.com | December 22, 2016
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Why is corporate America picking wind power over solar?
theguardian.com | December 21, 2016
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Saudi Arabia begins shift from oil to solar power to fuel electricity generation
Anna Hirtenstein | independent.co.uk | December 21, 2016
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Huge solar plant beams power, hope to rural Uganda - Capital Business
Agence France Presse | capitalfm.co.ke | December 21, 2016
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There is no reason to ever build another coal plant in the United States
Jeremy Deaton | thinkprogress.org | December 20, 2016
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Solar Now Produces a Better Energy Return on Investment Than Oil
Robertscribbler | robertscribbler.com | December 19, 2016
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New Study: Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil
Thomas Paine | educateinspirechange.org | December 19, 2016
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Las Vegas’s city government is now powered by 100% renewable energy, and more cities will follow
Michael J. Coren | qz.com | December 19, 2016
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We could be headed for a solar power renaissance as costs keep dropping - ExtremeTech
Ryan Whitwam | extremetech.com | December 19, 2016
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It's Official: Solar Is Becoming World's Cheapest Form of New Electricity
Nadia Prupis | ecowatch.com | December 19, 2016
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Sunny Days: Solar is Officially Becoming the Cheapest Form of New Electricity
Cecille De Jesus | futurism.com | December 19, 2016
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Solar Power: America Invented It… China Owns It… Opportunity Springs From It
Wall Street Daily | wallstreetdaily.com | December 19, 2016
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Top Electric Energy Stories Of 2016
forbes.com | December 19, 2016
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Vector: Solar power helps rescue guinea pigs - Vector - NZ Herald News
nzherald.co.nz | December 18, 2016
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A Young Entrepreneur Innovates Solar Power Orchestrating One Change at a Time
Carol J. Carter | huffingtonpost.com | December 16, 2016
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Boone, NC Passes Historic Resolution: Ditch Fossil Fuels, Go 100% Clean Energy
ecowatch.com | December 16, 2016
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Solar Energy News: Solar Now Cheaper Than Wind, New Report Reveals Record 3rd Quarter for Solar | EnergySage
Luke Richardson | energysage.com | December 16, 2016
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Solar Is Being Held Back by Regulations, Not Technology
Joshua M. Pearce | hbr.org | December 15, 2016
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The boss of a green energy firm has been ordered to remove £20,000 of solar panels from his farm
Will Hayward | walesonline.co.uk | December 15, 2016
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U.S. wind power enjoys a rebirth as solar's obstacles mount
Nichola Groom | reuters.com | December 15, 2016
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Solar power becoming world's cheapest form of electricity production, analysts say
Ian Johnston | independent.co.uk | December 15, 2016
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Albuquerque’s Solar Power Grab
Maggie Severns | politico.com | December 15, 2016
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U.S. Sets Staggering Record with 191% Growth in Solar Power Installations in 2016
Patrick Caughill | futurism.com | December 15, 2016
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Solar feed in tariffs jump as community retailer ruffles big boys
Giles Parkinson | reneweconomy.com.au | December 15, 2016
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Q&A: What’s the UK government doing to solar power?
Zach Boren | greenpeace.org | December 15, 2016
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This eco-friendly house in Alabama is partially underground, powered by sun and comfy as can be
Mary Colurso | al.com | December 14, 2016
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Records broken as U.S. solar installations surge
Anmar Frangoul | cnbc.com | December 14, 2016
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Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil, Study Says
Clnadrian | consciouslifenews.com | December 14, 2016
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Australia's energy rule maker hasn't a clue about renewable energy : RenewEconomy
Giles Parkinson | reneweconomy.com.au | December 14, 2016
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Queensland's largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid : Renew Economy
Sophie Vorrath | reneweconomy.com.au | December 14, 2016
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The U.S. Could Generate 25% of Its Energy Needs From Solar Rooftops
Patrick Caughill | futurism.com | December 13, 2016
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How crowdfunding solar energy could help 1.2 billion people
Sophie Morlin-yron | cnn.com | December 13, 2016
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The Solar-Power Industry Is Historically Carbon-Negative
Robinson Meyer | theatlantic.com | December 13, 2016
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PiSolMan: Raspberry Pi Zero Solar Energy Management Module
Abel Rodríguez | kickstarter.com | December 12, 2016
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Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil, Says Major Scientific Review…
ecosnippets.com | December 12, 2016
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New Scientific Study Says Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil
Crystalline Nutrients | themindunleashed.com | December 12, 2016
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India Unveils World's Largest Solar Power Plant
Christopher Mcfadden | interestingengineering.com | December 11, 2016
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How clean is solar power?
Invitation Schools | economist.com | December 10, 2016
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UVA, Darden, Dominion Virginia Power Launch Ambitious Solar Partnership
Uva | virginia.edu | December 9, 2016
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Solar and Renewable Energy Trends in 2017 - Renewable Energy World
Sven Lindstrom | renewableenergyworld.com | December 9, 2016
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As solar power expands the work day, incomes rise in eastern Kenya
Kagondu Njagi | reuters.com | December 8, 2016
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Indian Railways partners with UNDP to set up 5 GW of solar power capacity
Sangbad Pratidin | sangbadpratidin.in | December 8, 2016
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Johnson County quadruples solar energy production
The Gazette | thegazette.com | December 7, 2016
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Solar power lights school at off-the-grid island in Strait of Georgia
Dirk Meissner | ctvnews.ca | December 7, 2016
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Lasqueti Island turns to solar to power school | CBC News
cbc.ca | December 7, 2016
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India Builds World’s Largest Solar Power Plant, Covering 2,500 Acres | CleanTechnica
Steve Hanley | cleantechnica.com | December 7, 2016
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How much storage is needed in solar and wind powered grid?
Giles Parkinson | reneweconomy.com.au | December 7, 2016
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Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million Available to Help Low-to-Moderate Income Residents Access Clean, Affordable Solar Energy
Conventional Solar | ny.gov | December 6, 2016
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UVA, Dominion Virginia Power Celebrate Solar Energy Partnership
Uva | virginia.edu | December 6, 2016
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Solar panels repay their energy 'debt': study
Mariëtte Le | phys.org | December 6, 2016
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Google, Apple, Facebook race towards 100% renewable energy target
Alison Moodie | theguardian.com | December 6, 2016
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Solar panels have been benefitting the climate 'since 2011' | Carbon Brief
Leo Hickman | carbonbrief.org | December 6, 2016
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Re-assessment of net energy production and greenhouse gas emissions avoidance after 40 years of photovoltaics development
Atse Louwen  Orcid: Orcid.org/0000-0003-0595-87201 | nature.com | December 6, 2016
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New York is bringing solar power to the masses
Nexus Media | thinkprogress.org | December 6, 2016
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Google Announces Plans to Run Entirely on Renewable Energy
Gary Cook | ecowatch.com | December 6, 2016
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Solar is Already Producing More Energy Than Oil, Says Major Scientific Review
Nafeez Ahmed | filmsforaction.org | December 6, 2016
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Will Morocco Solar Farm Soon Power Europe?
Interesting Engineering | interestingengineering.com | December 6, 2016
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Google Says It Will Run Entirely on Renewable Energy in 2017
Quentin Hardy | nytimes.com | December 6, 2016
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How plants manage excess solar energy
phys.org | December 5, 2016
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Incredible Mini Earthship Style Cabin - Tiny Off Grid House with Solar Power
Exploring Alternatives | youtube.com | December 5, 2016
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Robert Redford: Solar Power Must Continue to Be Affordable
Robert Redford | time.com | December 5, 2016
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Mike Holmes: Solar power is a smart investment for the long term
Special To National Post | nationalpost.com | December 5, 2016
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How many jobs does clean energy create? | Greenbiz
Greg Kats | greenbiz.com | December 5, 2016
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Light Harvesting “Quantum Photocells” Herald A New Age in Solar Energy
Cecille De Jesus | futurism.com | December 5, 2016
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New Kid on the Renewable Energy Block: Solar Roof Tiles
Christopher Mcfadden | interestingengineering.com | December 5, 2016
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Houston, we have power: Space-based solar power could be the final frontier in renewable energy
Diane Stopyra | salon.com | December 4, 2016
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Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar
Mexico_b | anonymous.com.pt | December 3, 2016
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Voters Win More Solar Energy Options Despite Opposition From Big Energy - Yes! Magazine
Adam Lynch | yesmagazine.org | December 2, 2016
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Here's Why Solar Entrepreneurs Don't Go Off the Grid
Jacob Bayer | entrepreneur.com | December 2, 2016
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India Just Turned On The World's Biggest Solar Power Plant
huffingtonpost.ca | December 2, 2016
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Know your solar module: Are clouds and shades still a threat to your energy generation?
vikramsolar.com | December 2, 2016
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Africa Finds Power Off the Grid
Jonathan W. Rosen | technologyreview.com | December 2, 2016
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Redefining solar power from architectural eyesore to civic monument | Design Indaba
Topic Get | designindaba.com | December 1, 2016
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UCI tries solving this problem: We have sun and wind for power, but how do we store it?
Lauren Williams | ocregister.com | December 1, 2016
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India uncovers the world's largest Solar power plant
Aalok Pradhan | thefearlessindian.in | December 1, 2016
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TOP PLANT: Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, Tonopah, Nevada
powermag.com | December 1, 2016
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