Harvard 3D Printed Microbattery Wins Innovation Award

University of Harvard, or more precisely, scientists from the university's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, were granted with the Academic R&D Award last...

Toyota to Launch Hydrogen-Powered Car in Europe by 2015

We all know that the Toyota Prius is certainly the best-selling hybrid so far. After Toyota, the next giant carmaker, Honda, launched the Insight...

Solar iPad Charger Just as Powerful as the Grid One

There is a vast number of iPad covers available, from utilitarian to luxurious. There are also a number of iPad charging covers including solar-powered...
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Could Virtual Solar Power Convince You to Switch?

Prices for solar power are falling but, if you still aren’t convinced, perhaps a virtual solar power system might change your mind. Generaytor, a crowdsourced...

MIT Researcher Develops Cheap Solar Cells from Grass and Dead Leaves

Ever thought it's such a waste throwing away that fresh bundle of cut grass or dead leaves from your backyard? Well, even if you...

French Energy Giant Total Sets Up New Solar Panels Production Line

A new production and assembly unit of photovoltaic (PV) panels will be build at Composite Park in the north-eastern region of Moselle, France. The plant's structure will consists of two production lines for a capacity of 50 MW, equivalent to 220,000 PV panels per year.

New Special Nozzle Makes Methane Hydrates Easier to Obtain

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy found out a way to chemically enclose methane in cage-like ice crystals. This technology is much safer than current liquefied natural gas (LNG), which is transported at very low temperatures and high pressures.

Low-Priced Chinese Solar Cells Pose Huge Threat to German Solar Industry

Things are going bad for the German solar manufacturing industry, just as they have been for the U.S. one. The enemy are the low...

Water Repellent Material Created by Lasers Could Help Solar Panels

A revolutionary new laser method for etching metals resulted in the development of super water repelling material. It makes water droplets bounce off it, taking all...