Stirling Energy Systems, which once had giant utility contracts, heads to bankruptcy amid a price war and technology shift away from solar thermal and toward photovoltaics.
Stirling Energy Systems and Tessera Solar open a factory to build large reflective dishes that use the sun's heat to make electricity with little water.
Clean-tech company raises $50 million to bring its reflective dish to solar power plants.
Solar thermal. It's the hot word.
With high silicon prices keeping the cost of photovoltaics up, solar-thermal power for utilities is looking attractive to investors.
This year's MIT Energy conference provided showcase for energy entrepreneurs as investors and executives grappled with how to make giant energy business cleaner.
Two key agencies this week advance permitting for large-scale solar projects in the California desert which, if built, would bring gigawatts worth of solar power online.
The Epiphany One Puck project on Kickstarter is looking to charge up your phone by harnessing the power of hot and cold drinks.
This uranium-based reactor would use nuclear fission energy to power small spacecraft and possibly installations on Mars.
Solar manufacturer Solon files for insolvency, the latest victim of a crushing price war in solar that has helped bring down at least three U.S.-based solar manufacturers.