Building-integrated photovoltaic solutions are still significantly more expensive than traditional on-roof systems, comprising a niche market. But manufacturers are increasingly offering solar modules for facades and in-roof systems. Are we on the threshold of a major new market?

China's wind industry is booming. But manufacturing capacity growth is out stripping the market. The competition is squeezing margins; international providers are falling behind as national champions pull ahead.

ENERGY plays an important role in accelerating economic growth inasmuch as it serves as an important element in providing food, shelter, healthcare facilities, safe water, sanitation, education and access to jobs to either an individual or group or the whole community.

The World Bank on Friday approved a $130 million credit for Bangladesh to finance a project which was designed to support installation of affordable solar home systems in rural areas to increase the people

Pocono Raceway, which hosts two Nascar Sprint Cup races each year, plans to construct the world

A tiny island of fishermen is light years ahead of the rest of Pakistan, powering homes and businesses with wind turbines

Just seven months after launching efficiency initiatives, the Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Hotel & Ski Resort has spent a quarter of a million dollars less on energy -- and could double that savings by the end of the year.

As of July 20, the owners of the Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Hotel & Ski Resort had spent $250,000 less than they had expected to spend on energy this year.

Lignite power plants belch dust and smoke into the air above the southern Greek town of Megalopolis, but residents resistant to environmental arguments have blocked a scheme to build the country's biggest solar energy project on a nearby hillside.

Pune Gadhia Solar, a global player in thermal energy systems has manufactured and commissioned possibly the worlds largest solar parabolic concentrated technology systems at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi. The newly upgraded system now installed at Saibaba Sansthan would cook 50,000 meals per day.

Ramprasad Ananthaswamy