July 23, 2020

This $56,000 smart tiny home is only 68 square feet, and can operate off-grid using solar power — see inside

There are tiny houses, and then there are micro-units that make a standard tiny home look like a mansion. Ecocapsule announced Space, an off-grid micro-unit with […]
July 6, 2020
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Turning waste heat from solar panels into a water distillation process

Photovoltaic-membrane distillation turns waste heat from solar panels into a power source to drive an efficient water distillation process. Life on earth depends on the sun, […]
June 27, 2020
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Transparent Solar Panels: The Clear Way For The Future

When you think of solar panels, the instant image that comes to mind is the typical blue-black panel that covers many a rooftop. In fact, many […]
June 17, 2020
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Tracking the Sun with Cost-Effective Double-Sided Solar Panels

New research suggests that double-sided solar panels that can tilt to follow the Sun across the sky could massively improve efficiency and energy yield. Humankind faces […]
June 2, 2020
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Solar panel recycling: Turning ticking time bombs into opportunities

Australia has certainly demonstrated its appetite for solar power. Now, with the average lifespan of a solar panel being approximately 20 years, many installations from the […]
May 6, 2020
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Research: A solar window will soon do the same job as a standard rooftop solar panel

Semi-transparent solar cells that can be incorporated into window glass are a “game-changer” that could transform architecture, urban planning and electricity generation, Australian scientists say in […]
April 7, 2020

The Future Of Solar Energy Looks Bright

Improvements in perovskite technology are combining with self-cleaning and solar forecasting innovations to make photovoltaics even more attractive than before AsianScientist (Apr. 7, 2020) – While […]
March 31, 2020
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This company wants to turn your windows into solar panels

San Francisco (CNN Business)What if every window in your house could generate electricity? One Redwood City, California-based startup thinks its technology can achieve that by transforming […]
March 12, 2020

Thermoradiative Photovoltaic Cells and the Possibility of a Night-time Solar Panel

Solar cells that can work at night-time have been designed by a team at the University of California, Davis. In a paper published last November in […]