The region is rich in fossil fuels, but it also could be a major renewable source.
The first phase of a massive new solar plant is poised to open in Morocco. Continue reading →
With a unique, kirigami-inspired design, these solar panels produce 36 percent more energy than traditional panels.
The 10-square-mile facility in the Gobi desert is expected to have a capacity of 200 megawatts, enough to power one million households.
Solar-powered gadget can harvest half a liter of water per hour.
This week: Get a bird's eye view of Marrakesh, some midsummer atmospheric fireworks -- and a massive solar plant in China.
It’s been a bumpy ride for a prototype solar sail spacecraft, which was put into orbit two weeks ago by the Atlas 5 rocket that carried the Air Force’s X-37B robotic space plane.
A giant eruption from the sun that scientists thought would hit Earth in 2014 missed because the sun's magnetic field channeled it away from the planet in an unexpected way.
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