PV Magazine: New global sustainability standard for solar modules in the works.

University of California Press Blog: Energy Transitions: A Q&A with solar energy commodity chain researcher Dustin Mulvaney

Minnesota Public Radio: What do you do with a dead solar panel?

California Public Utilities Commission: From Cradle to Grave Management of Photovoltaics, Electric Vehicle Batteries, and Energy Storage Batteries

PV Magazine: InterSolar Europe, Day Two.


Chemical and Engineering News: Recycling renewables, Can we close the loop on old batteries, wind turbines, and solar panels to keep valuable materials out of the trash?

CBS News SF: Foreign Solar Panel Tariff Already Impacting Bay Area Installers

Inverse: Making Solar Panels Can Be a Dirty Business

Forbes: If Solar Panels Are So Clean, Why Do They Produce So Much Toxic Waste?


Boulder Daily Camera: Keeping solar clean: Boulder County firms work to recycle toxic solar panels.


Desert Sun: Eagle Crest pumped storage project needs more study

Slate: The Green Roller Coaster

Desert Sun: The one big problem with Obama's clean energy legacy.


San Jose Mercury News: To help slow climate change, preserve desert habitats.

Reuters: To ease climate change, U.S. should end drilling on federal land: study.

Salon: This one policy change could prevent up to 450 billion tons of carbon from polluting the atmosphere.

NBC: To Slow Climate Change, Stop Drilling on Federal Land: Study

DailyKos: A safe climate future depends on keeping fossil fuels in the ground

EcoWatch: Fossil Fuel Leasing on Public Lands Must End to Prevent Global Climate Crisis, Report Finds.


The Hill: Greens: End federal fossil fuel production to cut emissions

CleanTechnica: Solar Scorecard Shows Marked Improvement In Industry CSR.

GreenBiz: SunPower, SolarWorld top 2015 solar scorecard.

Sun, Wind, Energy: Solar Scorecard: ranking module manufacturers according to environmental and social criteria.


Yale Environment360: As Fracking Booms, Growing Concerns About Wastewater

Salt Lake Tribune: Is a fee for solar energy users a 'sun tax' or fair play?

National Geographic: How Green Are Those Solar Panels, Really?

The Guardian: Drawing back the panel: which solar companies are most (and least) sustainable?

Cleantechnica: Solar Industry Leaders on SVTC’s 2014 Solar Scorecard


Forbes: Water Shortages Could Dry Up Shale Gas Craze

EnergyWire: Marcellus Shale Gas production more water-intensive than expected, research shows

Grist: Marcellus Shale fracking wells use 5 million gallons of water apiece

EnergyBiz: Water Shortages Threaten Shale Gas Development 

Charleston Gazette: Data lacking on gas drilling waste disposal

NRDC Switchboard: Research: Fracking Uses and Loses More Water than Previously Believed 

American Rivers: New Report: Fracking Has Serious Impact to Water Resources

Mint Press News: Study: Fracking Sucks Up Freshwater At Alarming Rate

Commondreams: New Fracking Report Finds High Levels of Water Consumption and Waste Generation

Care2: 5 Reasons Fracking Is a Death Sentence For Arid States

Akron Beacon Online: Report finds high water consumption, waste generation in Marcellus

Dominion Post: City researcher part of Frack-water study

EarthTechling: Why The AP’s ‘Dirty Solar’ Story Is Wildly Misleading

Associated Press: Solar industry grapples with hazardous wastes

SoCal Public Radio KPCC: The Toxic Side of Solar Energy

GreenSence Radio: Examining Solar's Environmental Footprint

Solar Energy Magazine: Produce More, Use Less: Solar Now A Net Energy Producer

Sustainable Business: Hazardous Waste Weighs on Solar Industry's Footprint

Mother Jones: The Solar Industry's New Dirty Secret

PV Magazine: Trina, Yingli, SunPower top Solar Scorecard

TakePart.com: The Not-So-Sunny Side of This Hot Energy Source 

KCET: Solar Power's Toxic Footprint. http://www.kcet.org/news/redefine/rewire/solar/photovoltaic-pv/solar-powers-toxic-footprint.html


CBS: Solyndra Not Dealing With Toxic Waste At Milpitas Facility

PV-Tech: US solar industry rolls up its sleeves for new dawn

Switzer Network News: Keeping Solar Clean

Greentech Media: The Lowdown on the Safety of First Solar’s CdTe Thin Film

Solar Industry Magazine: New Rankings Crown The 'Cleanest' Solar Firms, Defy Stereotypes

Greentech Media: Can Solar Clean Up Its Life(Cycle)?


Los Angeles Times: Solar panel manufacturing and disposal -- is it green and safe?

EarthTechLing: Thin Film Recycling: A winner for a loser 

Fast Company: Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition reveals secret dirtiness of solar power industry 

Solar Novus Today: The PV Industry Goes Green


Los Angeles Times: Silicon Valley advocacy group rates solar module manufacturers

GreentechSolar: Solar’s Dirty Little Secret

Sustainable Business Oregon: SolarWorld gets high marks from toxics coalition

Natural News: Solar panels to become future source of toxic e-waste?

SF Public Press: Solar waste recycling: can the industry stay green? 

Residential Solar 101: Recycling Solar Panels 


Renewable Energy Focus: End-of-life PV: then what? - Recycling solar PV panels

CNET: E-waste looms behind solar-power boom

TreeHugger: Solar Panel Toxic Manufacturing Byproducts, Product Disposal Needs Greater Oversight, Report Urges