The second wave of government smart-grid funding totals $620 million to install network-savvy grid equipment and to test utility-scale storage.
The builder of solar thermal projects blames "adverse market conditions" for its pulling the offering, which was expected to occur this week.
Amid increased scrutiny of the loan guarantee program because of Solyndra, the Energy Department finalizes four more loans for projects which will lead to a jump in U.S. solar power production.
With funding for the government's loan program set to expire at the end of the week, investors have been watching to see what deals will be completed before time runs out.
Utility-scale storage battery is the answer for Hawaiian solar plant's surges and dips in electricity generation.
There's a real risk that innovation in green technologies will slow for lack of money and interest. Here's why we need a leaner, meaner green tech 2.0.
Solar Millennium decides to go with photovoltaic panels for the Blythe solar project in California, a sign that falling prices make solar PV more attractive to project developers.
The nascent industry for grid storage is being aided by falling prices for auto batteries and the technology race to build better bulk energy technology to store wind and solar power.
Department of Energy will spend $62 million on projects designed to increase the output of concentrating solar power systems by adding hours of heat storage.
CNET's Martin LaMonica goes inside the Seabrook Station nuclear power plant, one of the U.S.'s fleet of nuclear power plants which generate one-fifth of the country's electricity.