Durham University has announced the largest photovoltaic research project ever to take place in the UK.Â Durham scientists will lead researchers from eight UK institutions nine industry partners to explore the benefits of solar energy.Â The project commences in April and … [Read more...] about Durham University in the UK launches Â£6.3 million solar research project
I spent today hanging out on the outsideÂ deck at a coffee shop talking to one of my more bohemian friends.Â He's a guy who just doesn't live in the same world as the rest of us.Â He doesn't believe in money; preferring to trade labor for whatever he needs and pretty much … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Solar Energy Project
Idaho National Laboratory, Microcontinuum inc, and the University of Missouri have developed a new solar technology which can be imprinted directly on a flexible material.Â The process uses a special process to stamp microscopic square spirals called "nanoantennas" into the … [Read more...] about Nanoantennas, a new, more efficient method for solar power?
When I think of power windows I get a feeling of dread; like some just stepped on my grave.Â This is because I own a vintage European car and while the drive train and suspension are second to none, the electrical system is often...well...European.Â Over-engineered (read … [Read more...] about NanoPower windows convert sunlight into electricity
We certainly live in exciting times for solar energy; Just days ago the nation's most powerful solar plant went online in Colorado and now the U.S. Air Force has one upped it. The new solar array at Nellis AFB will put out enough power to supply 25 percent of the power used by … [Read more...] about Nations Largest Solar Plant Goes Online at Nellis AFB