Solar energy

Cheaper Solar Power Means Low-Income Families Can Also Benefit—With The Right Kind of Help

New research finds that certain policies and business models can help with getting lower and moderate income households to install solar panels at their homes.

Clean Energy Has Taken a Hit. Will It Rebound?

Leaders are steadfast about clean energy goals amid the downturn.

Thy Neighbor’s Solar Panels

COMMENTARY | When our peers take actions to preserve the planet, we’re more likely to follow suit. How the human instinct to conform could help us address the climate crisis.

Rising Sun: Solar Energy Growing Across the Country

COMMENTARY | Solar energy is taking off across the country, including in places that aren't obvious homes for alternative energy, as state and local governments see its benefits.