Throughout New York, people started to notice palm tree shaped mobile charging stations. These are free and, most importantly, solar powered charging stations.
Reuters recently published an article, based on a report by industry analysts, that the solar panel installations in US increased 33% compared to 2012 for the first quarter.
The small solar cell in the picture below is now a part of solar energy history. That is the new concentrator triple-junction solar cell Sharp created and it has an efficiency of up to 44.4%.
The European Commission recently decided to impose anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese solar imports including solar panels, cells, and wafers.