Tag: SOLAR ENERGY

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2018 was a record year for renewable energy. 2019 could be the same.

– According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, electricity generation in the United States in 2018...
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Will perovskite solar cells be the beacon of solar energy?

– Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have risen in only nine years as the hottest next-generation photovoltaic...
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Pumped-storage hydropower plants: An attractive market opportunity

– Pumped-storage hydropower plants (PSHPs) are spreading worldwide and are at the center of engineering goals....
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Six energy storage companies to watch out for in 2018

– Earlier this year, Tesla made news for unveiling the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery grid in...
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These breakthroughs will make windows smart enough to darken in the sun and produce energy

– Many an office worker, sitting in a building with large glass windows, in the middle...
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Perovskite Solar Cells: Promises and Challenges

– Solar cells are marketed as a promising technology for generating clean energy. The Role of...
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A Combination of Electric Cars and Solar Energy Could Tackle Global Warming

– Global warming has been identified as one of the main challenges of modern society, as...
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The Solar Revolution

– If you are wondering what will be the main source of energy in the future,...
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Drinking Water from Solar Power

– MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, MA, USA. A portable solar-powered desalination system may be an innovative...
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Imitation of Daylight for Dark Regions

– UNIVERSITY OF INSUBRIA, VARESE, ITALY. There are places on the planet where daylight is limited....
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A New Generation of Rechargeable Solar Battery

– OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, OH, USA. The Solar battery invented by a team of researchers is...
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How a Transparent Window Coating can Harvest Solar Energy

– MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, MICHIGAN, USA. The sunlight coming through your window as you read this...
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Research Shows More Potential for Solar Energy

– IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON, LONDON, UK. Solar energy systems may be the key to address climate...
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Improved Efficiency For Black Silicon Solar Cells By 18.7%

– AALTO UNIVERSITY, HELSINKI, FINLAND & FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS ISE, FREIBURG, GERMANY. A...
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First Fiber-Optic Solar Cell Makes A Good Wearable Power Source

– PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, PENNSYLVANIA, USA. The world’s first fiber-optic solar cell has been created by...
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Solar Steam: Super-efficient Solar Energy Technology

– RICE UNIVERSITY, TEXAS, USA. Scientists used nanoparticles that convert solar energy directly into steam. This...
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Coming Soon: Electricity-Free Air Conditioning System For The Home

– QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA. A solar cooling and heating system is currently being...
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Home & Building Windows That Generate Electricity

– UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, CALIFORNIA, USA. A new kind of polymer solar cell (PSC) that can...
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Nanocones: Solution To Affordable Solar Cells

– STANFORD UNIVERSITY, CALIFORIA, USA. Nanocones are hybrid solar cells that can minimize the required amount...
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Leaf-Inspired Solar Panels Make a Huge Increase in Power Generation

– PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, NEW JERSEY, USA: Researchers from Princeton University have achieved a 47 percent increase in...

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