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A woman moves a solar panel during an installation on a roof in San Francisco, California.

A new solar-power device can turn salt water into clean drinking water and produce electricity at the same time

The technology could turn salt water into drinking water in drought-prone areas, all while generating renewable energy.
An automobile drives on a solar panel road during its inauguration in Tourouvre

Photos show the world’s first solar road that’s turned out to be a colossal failure because it’s falling apart and doesn’t gen...

In 2016, France was leading the world with its solar road. Now, it's being called a failure. Here's what the controversial road looks like.

California just became the first state to require solar panels on all new homes. Here’s how long it takes to make the $10,000 investment pay off...

A solar panel can add thousands of dollars to the cost of a home, but the California Energy Commission says it all pays off in the long run.
President Donald Trump

Trump’s latest move could be a sign of looming economic pain

President Trump slapped a tariff on washing machines and solar panels on Monday, but the move could have serious negative consequences.

You might start getting sales pitches from your Uber driver

A solar company called Geostellar is enlisting Uber drivers to sell solar panels to passengers, something Uber has discouraged in the past.

San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildings

San Francisco buildings have to start using solar power.