Thin-Film Solar Reappearing On The Energy Market

The hope for thin-film solar has not been completely lost as the start-up Solexant is looking to raise more funds for the technology. Initially considered...
Volvo Solar Pavilion Offers Shade and SOlar Electric Vehicle Charging

The Volvo V60 Solar Pavilion: Electric Vehicle Charging on the Go

Charging an electric vehicle , or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle , is typically associated with being tied to a charging station in your garage,...
Solar Powered Solar Fuel Generator

Delaware Solar Fuel Generator Advances One Step Further

A few quick notes about hydrogen. As an element, it is the simplest, lightest, and most abundant on this planet that we call home....
Solar Power in India to Aid Some 400 Million without electricity

Solar Power Program to Bring Electricity to 400 Million of India’s Poorest

India’s National Solar Mission aims to implement some GW (giga-watts) of solar power, across the country, by 2022, and the newest government is working...

Nano Flakes: more power from the Sun

Dr. Martin Aagesen, a researcher at the University of Copenhagen and director of SunFlake Inc. is currently developing a technology called "Nano Flakes". Nano...

Butterfly Wings Have Solar Cells Inside: Inspiration for Scientists

The researchers studied the butterfly wings, using them as molds or templates. They made copies of the butterflies' solar collectors, and transferred the light-harvesting structures to classic Grätzel (or dye-sensitized) cells.
Artificial photosynthesis

New Artificial Photosynthesis at UC Uses Nanowires and Bacteria

Scientists from the University of California have developed a process of artificial photosynthesis using nanowires and bacteria. Many studies have been made to develop artificial...

All About Solar Power

Solar power is undeniably the way of the future for energy. It allows us to harness a free, everlasting power source and convert it to...

This Solar-Powered Smartphone Charger Fills Up the Battery in Less Than Two Hours

There are quite a lot of solar smartphone chargers around, some can even be bought with the pocket money you had prepared for a...

Solar Cell Efficiency Boosted By Light-Trapping Nanoantenna Array

The efficiency of photovoltaic cells must be improved to further renewable energy science, but the endeavor has so far eluded scientists. To date, under controlled...