Solar-Powered Buckyball Sculpture Brings Light to the Art Institute of Chicago With Moonlight

Artist Spencer Finch known for his use of color and light in the exploration of memory & perception has created a solar-powered “lunar lander module” that uses energy from sunlight to power a geodesic dome–shaped object—a “buckyball” that resembles the carbon molecules named for visionary architect Buckminster Fuller—positioned on top of the lander. Installed on… Read more »

Free SolarU Event at Busch Stadium

Free informational SolarU event at Busch Stadium on Sunday, July 14th. Homeowners will learn how solar energy can directly benefit their homes, families, communities and budgets from the best seats in the house.

The “Solar Express” Has Come to St. Louis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tracy Polansky 314.604.1926 The “Solar Express” Has Come to St. Louis Microgrid Solar is clean-powering events throughout St. Louis using a unique solar equipped truck and mobile phone charging station. This initiative is one of many community-focused initiatives being advanced by Microgrid. [ St Louis, MO ] April 9, 2013: By… Read more »

Construction Starts on Solar-Powered Stadium

Building has begun on a completely solar-powered sports stadium, the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, slated to open in Bordeaux, France, in 2015. Developed by Herzog & de Meuron and first unveiled in 2011 the solar powered stadium just broke ground this month.  The stadium which was designed for the Euro 2016 football championship is set to be completed by… Read more »

Stanford scientists develop a solar cooling device that may be able to supply air conditioning without using electricity

What is the one electrical expense everyone would love to remove from their electric bill, air conditioning! Just that change alone would cause every home’s monthly bill to plummet and thanks to the work of three Stanford scientists working in solar that reality might be closer than you might think. Homes and buildings chilled without air conditioners. Car… Read more »