Apple's "Spaceship" to be Powered by 5MW Solar Rooftop

Apple has updated their plans that describe their future headquarters yesterday. The updated Spaceship campus is now planned to include solar panels on its...

New Solar Cell Behaves Like Actual Plant

There’s an efficient new solar cell that can basically perform the job of any plant: convert carbon dioxide into fuel. Instead of a photovoltaic...

A Solar-Powered Water Fountain Developed by CLU Students

The students at California Lutheran University (CLU) have built a solar-powered water fountain that resembles a handcrafted waterwheel, on the Thousand Oaks Campus.

Germany Sets Record 5.1TWh of Solar Power Generation For July

The EEX Transparency Platform recently published data, which indicates that Germany has broken the record with generating 5.1 TWh (terawatt-hours) of solar energy power...

SunCatcher's Stirling-Engine Based Solar Concentrators to Start in 2010

Tessera Solar and Stirling Energy Systems (SES) have unveiled new designs of their SunCatcher system at Sandia National Laboratories' National Solar Thermal Test Facility (NSTTF).

Over One Million Bangladesh Homes Powered By Solar Energy

According to a recent report made by tue World Bank, over one million homes from Bangladesh are powered by solar energy, being the fastest expansion of solar use in the world.
A View of the Deck of PlanetSolar Tûranor, Ocean Going Vessel Powered Entirely by Solar Power

Solar Powered PlanetSolar Tûranor Sets New Record

Originally commissioned in 2009, the PlanetSolar Tûranor was designed to see how successful a boat powered entirely by solar power would perform. After a successful...

New Nanostructure Film Reduces Solar Cells Reflection for Better Efficiency

Oregon State University engineers have innovated a new nanostructure film technology that they can deposit on any surface and reduce the reflectance of light. Their technology should perform better and have a lower price.

Solar Roadways Project Wins $50,000 Ecomagination Prize

After participating in the GE Ecomagination Challenge and winning $50,000, Scott Brusaw and his wife Julie Brusaw are much more optimistic in what concerns their Solar Roadways project, which aims to make the road produce electricity through embedded solar panels.

The New Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide (CZTS) Solar Cells – Cheaper and More Efficient

Just when we were getting used to silicon solar cells, efficient – true, but so expensive, here comes a new discovery of solar cells...