Governor Jan Brewer and other state officials attended a demonstration today of a new, mobile solar-power generator that unfolds like the lotus flower it's named after.
Monarch Power CEO, Joseph Hui, introduced the Lotus Mobile as a product that could power a refrigerator or other appliances in any ... More >>
Tong Soo Chung, a prominent South Korean lawyer and former public official, is behind an alleged fraud committed by Tucson's Matinee Energy solar company, a lawsuit states.
Our April 12 feature article on Matinee Energy explained why its highly touted plans to build a major solar-panel farm in Bens ... More >>
Matinee Energy, the Tucson mystery company with ties to two controversial brothers, has plans to build a large-scale, 120-megawatt solar-power plant in Benson.But even if the firm manages to complete the project, which claims a construction budget "up to the maximum of $444 million," it isn't clear ... More >>
Matinee Energy, a company with plans to build several large solar-power plants in Arizona, says a founder who once ran a bogus gold-mining scheme no longer has a role in the firm.
Yet many questions remain about the mystery company, which reportedly has contracts with Hyundai Heavy and KEPCO KDN, t ... More >>
The federal government just approved the destruction of 2,000 acres of Sonoran Desert land in the southwest Valley for a new solar plant, but conservationists aren't complaining.This time, anyway.Thomas Hulen, executive director of Friends of the Sonoran Desert National Monument, was one of ... More >>
Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, said today that his organization is doing a better job promoting the solar industry than the solar industry itself.More subsidies for the solar industry in Arizona are crucial to avoid being lef ... More >>
When the Gilbert Police Department parked a "bait car" near 950 North Gilbert Road Sunday night, they probably thought they'd nab someone trying to steal a stereo, or maybe even the car itself. But 18-year-old Anthony Rubio upped the ante: he burned the car to a crisp.According to court records, ... More >>
Worthy Farm, home to the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts in the UK, now boasts what festival organizer Michael Eavis calls "the best solar power system in the country," according to NME.The cluster of 1,116 solar panels that is fixed on top of the cowshed at Worthy Farm is pr ... More >>
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Solar panels by Hyundai Heavy will be sprouting in two small, southern Arizona towns by 2012.A massive solar-energy project will be capturing the sun's rays near the Cochise Stronghold area in southern Arizona within two years, Hyundai Heavy Industri ... More >>