North America

Solar Jobs Overtake Coal

According to the National Mining Association, the total number of coal miners in the United States fell from 705,000 in 1923 to 87,000 in 2008, while coal production increased from 565,000 tons to over one billion tons during the same period. The number of coal miners...

PepsiCo Installs 3MW PV Facility in Honduras

The largest rooftop PV system in Latin America, located at PepsiCo Bottling Plant in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. (Photo: Embotelladora de Sula, S.A.) On the roof of PepsiCo’s bottling facility in Honduras the PV developer Smartsolar has installed the largest rooftop...