solar power

An IPO Parade in Cleantech

Two cleantech start-ups, biofuel maker Codexis and solar-energy firm Solyndra, recently filed for IPOs, and others are rumored to be contemplating them, among them sexy electric car company Tesla Motors and smart grid integrated-technology maker Silver Spring Networks.

A Chat with a CEO on the Front Lines of Solar Power

Now the third largest independent solar-energy producer, Solar Power Partners has succeeded in completing projects in difficult funding environments. CEO Bob Powell says the Holy Grail -- achieving the same price for solar power generation as for coal or gas-fired -- is near.

Coke Shines in New Solar Deal

Coca-Cola announced another major green initiative, as the world's biggest beverage company pushes ahead with an aggressive green agenda. Coca-Cola will place a three megawatt solar installation on rooftops of two Coca-Cola buildings in Spain.

White Collar Reset: Jobs in Oklahoma?

If you need a job, you could do far worse than look in Oklahoma. At a time when the national employment picture remains stubbornly bleak, the state...

Google may take lead in solar tech

One would expect advances in solar technology to come from established solar energy companies like First Solar (FSLR). But Google's (GOOG) green...