Innovation is driven by money in our capitalist landscape, and when the cost of new technology is low, exciting things can happen. This article traces the cost of solar power, which per kWh has fallen below the price of coal and gas. Read on for more information here.
In Oregon, researchers found another positive benefit of solar panels and the environment. Panels at an Oregon solar facility positively altered the local microclimate and benefited the local wildlife as air, water and soil quality all improved. Read on for more information here.