Solar Energy Mining News

Importance of rare earth metals mining makes it into COP24

Experts agree that resources are the missing link in the climate debate.

Solar with batteries cheaper than gas in parts of US Southwest

Natural gas-fired power plants will be facing more price competition from solar farms in some parts of the U.S. as battery costs fall.

Drones are revolutionizing the energy sector: Bullard and Curry

"Drones offer a cheaper and more effective way of monitoring infrastructure than traditional methods of sending workers to dangerous, remote terrain."

Main customer of Arizona coal plant goes green, ignoring Interior Dept

The decision was made despite a plea from the head of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation, who said that a 1968 law gives the Interior Secretary power to require the Central Arizona Project to buy energy from the Navajo Generating Station.

Trump's love for coal and Republicans who want more solar

Energy policy has almost never fallen perfectly along party lines, especially in the era of Trump.

Copper: driving the green energy revolution

Copper is known as “man’s first metal”, and for over 10,000 years, it’s been used in applications ranging from architecture to coinage.

Ontario launches $90 million solar rebate program to help save energy, money and the environment

This program will provide qualifying businesses $0.75 per watt for solar panel installations up to 500 kW (AC).