08 Mar '12, 12pm

On Our Radar: A Solar Storm: Scientists say that the storm, while strong, may seem fiercer because solar activit...

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A solar flare recorded earlier this week. Colorful auroras? Grid or satellite disruptions? Scientists await the effects of a large solar storm headed toward Earth. It stands out because solar activity has been relatively weak in recent years. [Associated Press] Bowing to public pressure, Hong Kong’s Environmental Protection Department begins reporting levels of fine-particulate air pollution in real time. [China Daily] Australian regulators approve the takeover of Gloucester Coal by Yanzhou, a Chinese company. The merger will create Australia’s largest independently listed coal producer, with a market value of up to $7.9 billion. [The Wall Street Journal] Visiting a truck plant in North Carolina, President Obama announces more measures to promote the clean car sector, including $1 billion in tax credits for the infrastructure needed to s...

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Green Blog: On Our Radar: A Solar Storm: Scient...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Mar '12, 1pm

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A solar flare recorded earlier this week. Colorful auroras? Grid or satellite disrupti...

Solar storm headed toward Earth may disrupt power

Solar storm headed toward Earth may disrupt power

straitstimes.com 07 Mar '12, 11pm

The largest solar storm in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that c...

Earth braces for biggest space solar storm in 5 years

Earth braces for biggest space solar storm in 5...

mnn.com 08 Mar '12, 2pm

The biggest space weather storm in five years is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to disrupt power grids, GPS systems, s...

Earth braces for biggest space storm in five ye...

sg.news.yahoo.com 08 Mar '12, 8am

The biggest space weather storm in five years is hurtling toward Earth , threatening to disrupt power grids, GPS systems, ...

Watch today’s solar flare erupt from the sun

Watch today’s solar flare erupt from the sun

grist.org 08 Mar '12, 3pm

Two solar flares burst out of the sun on March 6. NASA notes : “One of the most dramatic features is the way the entire su...

Photo: See how the Northern Lights reacted to the solar storm last week...

Photo: See how the Northern Lights reacted to t...

cntraveller.com 13 Mar '12, 10am

The Northern Lights are seen in the skies near Faskusfjordur on the east coast of Iceland. A solar storm shook the Earth's...

Dot Earth Blog: Postcard from a Solar Rooftop

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Mar '12, 3pm

In this picture I’m standing on the roof of People’s Grocery in Oakland, Calif. with Nikki Henderson, the executive direct...

State of Solar Photovoltaics in North Carolina ...

ncsc.ncsu.edu 09 Mar '12, 7pm

Curious about how the solar industry is growing in North Carolina? Since 2007, NC has started appearing on the map for sol...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: A Rare-Earth Merger: ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Mar '12, 4pm

On Our Radar: A Rare-Earths Merger By THE NEW YORK TIMES Bloomberg News A worker packages containers of neodymium-iron-bor...

WREF 2012 Session Highlight: Solar Energy in Nigeria | American ...: Solar in Remote Corners of Nigeria: Usman M...

WREF 2012 Session Highlight: Solar Energy in Ni...

ases.org 07 Mar '12, 9pm

Energy is an essential ingredient for socio economic development and economic growth. This topic will be discussed on May ...

Beaumont Solar Announces April 4th Solar Expert...

altenergymag.com 09 Mar '12, 8pm

Beaumont Solar Company, based in New Bedford, MA, has announced their second Solar Expert Roundtable event for Wednesday, ...

New Approach Aims to Slash Cost of Solar Cells

renewableenergyworld.com 07 Mar '12, 2pm

Silicon wafers account for almost half the cost of today's solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, so reducing or eliminating wafe...

Protest in Germany: "Protect Solar Jobs!" via @...

renewableenergyworld.com 06 Mar '12, 3pm

The protesters and speakers from the three main opposition parties – the Social Democrats, Greens, and the Left Party – as...

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One: The Solar Power Plant That Could: Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1), an...

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One: The Solar Powe...

greentechmedia.com 05 Mar '12, 5pm

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1) , an enormous 230-megawatt (AC) solar power plant, continues to rise from the dese...

On Our Radar: A Rare-Earths Merger: Molycorp, w...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Mar '12, 4pm

On Our Radar: A Rare-Earths Merger By THE NEW YORK TIMES Bloomberg News A worker packages containers of neodymium-iron-bor...