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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 20, 2020

Heating solar panels to clear snow

A Norwegian company has developed a way to melt snow on modules to avoid excess weight on roofs and panels, especially on large commercial and industrial […]
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 […]
March 6, 2020

Layered solar cell technology boosts efficiency, affordability

The future’s getting brighter for solar power. Researchers from CU Boulder have created a low-cost solar cell with one of the highest power-conversion efficiencies to date, […]
February 24, 2020

Vietnam abandons “competitive bidding” plan for solar power plants

HANOI, Feb 20 (Vietnam News/ANN) — The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has had a change of heart on the bidding mechanism for solar power […]
February 21, 2020

Simple, solar-powered water desalination

A completely passive solar-powered desalination system developed by researchers at MIT and in China could provide more than 1.5 gallons of fresh drinking water per hour […]
February 17, 2020

The Carmaker Putting Solar Panels on Its Electric Vehicles

A German startup aims to sell a self-charging electric car covered in solar panels from 2022 after raising nearly $60 million in a recent 50-day crowdfunding […]
January 17, 2020

Solar energy at the heart of solution to global water scarcity

Researchers at the University of Newcastle have developed a solar-powered atmospheric water generator, a clean and economical solution to the worsening perennial problem of global water […]
January 11, 2020

Fisker debuts $37,500 electric SUV with a solar roof

Electric vehicle entrepreneur Henrik Fisker has unveiled his first purportedly mass-market EV, an SUV called the Fisker Ocean, ahead of the 2020 Consumer Electronics show. Starting […]