Solar Stirling Engine Efficiency Records Broken by Ripasso Energy

Solar Stirling engine efficiency has been topped this year by Ripasso Energy, a solar technology company based in Sweden. They have designed a Solar stirling...

Scientists Combine Energy Storage and Solar Cells in Tiny Fibers

Scientists developed a unique fabric, which can harness solar energy and store it for later use. There are quite a number of crowdfunding projects out...

DIY: How to Make a Solar Cell at Home From Readily Available Stuff and…...

A very neat experiment that anyone with some skills can do in the garage or kitchen is creating a solar cell out of blackberry juice and titanium dioxide (and several other components).

31% Efficient Stirling Engines Used to Convert 1.5MW of Arizona Solar Power

Stirling engines are known to mankind for about 200 years but they are not so widely used today, except maybe for the pacemakers and long-distance robotic spacecrafts. This will soon change as 60 stirling engines will be used in Phoenix, Arizona, to harvest solar power which will be converted into electricity.
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Solar Concentrator DIY – How to Build an $8 Fresnel Lens from Old TV

A solar concentrator DIY can seem like the easiest thing in the world - if someone else is doing the hard work. A guy who calls himself "Grant...

The Tornado Solar Tower: Get Power From Recycled Heat

Did you know electrical power can be generated by using various sources, including the sun, wind, warm air from the ground? The list goes...

Revolutionary Solar Roof Announced by Elon Musk This Week

Since the news of the fusion between SolarCity and Tesla Motors, some even greater news now show up. At SolarCity's second quarter financial call this...

Tesla Just Unveiled the Affordable and Gorgeous-Looking Solar Roof You’ve Been Waiting For

When you're Elon Musk, people come and see what you have to say, just because you proved you were right so many times. Following...

Tesla Helps Paradise Island Become 100% Solar Powered

When big league players get together, everyone can bet the game is going to be worth watching. SolarCity and Tesla combined forces and brains...

Zero Mass Water’s Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

Around the world, approximately 2.1 billion people do not have immediate access to clean drinking water. A startup called Zero Mass Water aims to make clean water easily...