Solar energy
Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the sun harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artif...
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Sustainable Tecnolodies
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The salt pans in Maras, Peru
Nature's beauty and human ingenuity converge at the salt pans in Maras, Peru. Originally built by the Incans, these pools have endured for over 500 years.
Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?
Is green energy, particularly wind and solar energy, the solution to our climate and energy problems? Or should we be relying on things like...
A Solar Eclipse Could Wipe Out 9,000 Megawatts of Power Supplies
The eclipse set to darken skies next month threatens to sideline solar farms and rooftop panels in a wide swath of the U.S., wiping out enough power generation to supply about 7 million homes.
Quadrofoil - Amazing Electric Hydrofoil of the Future
Can you imagine the thrilling feeling of flying above the water? The Quadrofoil Q2 Electric is an amazing all electric hydrofoiling watercraft that transform...
Jupiter Probe Grabs Solar-Power Record
While it hasn't reached its destination yet, the Juno spacecraft has surpassed an impressive milestone in space exploration. While not as famed as the New Horizons spacecraft that visited Pluto last y...
Morocco Poised To Become A Solar Superpower With Launch Of Desert Mega-Project
The Moroccan city of Ouarzazate is used to big productions. On the edge of the Sahara desert and the centre of the north African country’s “Ouallywood” film industry it has played host to big-budget l...
Solar Excitement
Modeling electron excitation in organic photovoltaic material could change the future of solar energy. Organic photovoltaic material offers great promise for solar energy. The semi-conducting plastic ...
Mass-produced, printable solar cells enter market and could change everything
Australian solar power experts making up the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium have developed and begun to market solar cells that are created with a 3D printer. The group,  consisting of scient...
Artificial Leaf Harnesses Sunlight For Efficient Fuel Production
"This result was a stretch project milestone for the entire five years of JCAP as a whole, and not only have we achieved this goal, we also achieved it on time and on budget," says Caltech's Nate Lewi...
China Is Building A Massive Solar Plant In The Gobi Desert
This post has been corrected. Plans are underway for China's first large-scale commercial solar plant, designed to eventually supply electricity for approximately one million households in Qinghai pro...
Research Shows Solar Events Unlikely Triggers For Birth Defects On Earth
Studies find airplane crews at high altitude are exposed to potentially harmful levels of radiation from cosmic rays. “Neutrons which don’t reach the ground do reach airline altitude,” said Adrian Mel...
Solar-Powered Plane Soars To New World Records
A solar-powered airplane currently soaring over the Pacific Ocean, from Japan to Hawaii, has set a slew of new world records, logging the farthest and longest flights made so far in a solar-powered ai...
You Can Take this Little Wind and Solar Powered Home Anywhere
If life in a future megacity isn’t for you, your hour of escape is fast approaching. Especially if you don’t mind living alone in a 14 x 7 x 7-foot pod. Well, what if I told you the view was fantastic...
Solar thermal energy
Solar thermal energy (STE) is a form of energy and a technology for harnessing solar energy to generate thermal energy or electrical energy for use in industry, and in the residential and commercial s...
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Solar thermal collector
A solar thermal collector collects heat by absorbing sunlight. A collector is a device for capturing solar radiation. Solar radiation is energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation from the infrar...
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Concentrating solar power
Concentrated solar power (also called concentrating solar power, concentrated solar thermal, and CSP) systems generate solar power by using mirrors or lenses to concentrate a large area of sunlight, o...
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Solar cell
A solar cell, or photovoltaic cell, is an electrical device that converts the energy of light directly into electricity by the photovoltaic effect. It is a form of photoelectric cell, defined as a dev...
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Nantenna
A nantenna (//nano antenna) is a nanoscopic rectifying antenna, an experimental technology being developed to convert light to electric power. The concept is based on the rectenna (rectifying antenna...
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Solar-pumped laser
A solar-pumped laser is a laser that shares the same optical properties as conventional lasers such as emitting a beam consisting of coherent electromagnetic radiation which can reach high power, but ...
Solar architecture
Solar architecture is the integration of solar panel technology with modern building techniques. The use of flexible thin film photovoltaic modules provides fluid integration with steel roofing profil...
Solar power
Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power (CSP). Concentrated solar power systems use lenses or...
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Solar power in the United Kingdom
Solar power use in United Kingdom has increased very rapidly in recent years, albeit from a small base, as a result of reductions in the cost of photovoltaic (PV) panels, and the introduction of a fee...
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Organic photovoltaic
An organic solar cell or plastic solar cell is a type of polymer solar cell that uses organic electronics, a branch of electronics that deals with conductive organic polymers or small organic molecule...
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Eurosolar
Eurosolar is the non-profit European Association for Renewable Energy that conducts its work independently of political parties, institutions, commercial enterprises and interest groups. EUROSOLAR dev...
Solar hot water
Solar water heating (SWH) is the conversion of sunlight into renewable energy for water heating using a solar thermal collector. Solar water heating systems comprise various technologies that are us...
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