Solar Panels

Solar panels could sprout across Atlanta, thanks to new program

Bulk-buying power could leverage lower prices and make the eco-friendly move budget-friendly as well<p>With the short days of winter slowly giving way to more sunshine, a group of alternative energy advocates have created a program to bring affordable solar housing to Atlantans.<p>WABE reports that …

Atlanta

Spatial decoupling of light absorption and catalytic activity of Ni–Mo-loaded high-aspect-ratio silicon microwire photocathodes

Altmetric: 43<p>More detail<p>Article<p>Wouter Vijselaar,<br>• Pieter Westerik ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-2069-1086,<br>• Janneke Veerbeek,<br>• Roald M. Tiggelaar,<br>• Erwin …

Clean Energy

Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept Watch

Powered by both wrist movement and a series of photovoltaic cells, the Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept Watch straddles the line between connected and …

Watches

Accelerating the path towards ‘solar energy 3.0’

Europe is currently in the first stage of photovoltaic solar development. Moving to the next phases, 2.0 and 3.0, will require a smart new Green Deal …

Austrian solar incentives portal overwhelmed with applications, again

On January 9 at 5 pm, the starting signal for applying for solar incentives in Austria was given. As in previous years, there was a big rush, again, …

Arable Mark Crop Sensor

Image Credits: Roctool<p>TBA<p>By<p>Editor's Rating:<p>5<p>Smartly manage your crops with the Arable Mark Crop Sensor. Featuring an easy to use design, Arable Mark …

Renewable Energy

What it really takes to power your home for a day

Here's how much gas, coal, oil, wind, solar, water, or nuclear fuel is required.<p>Like any good consumer, you’ve filled your home with power-thirsty screens and toasters. And they make your average American abode chug 30 kilowatt-hours of electricity every single day. (A kilowatt-hour, by the way, is …

Energy

Nature

NEWS AND VIEWS<p>Rule-breaking perovskites<p>A material from the perovskite family of semiconductors emits light much more efficiently than expected. The …

PubMed

Alternative to silicon offers cheaper solar power

The ability to transform the energy of the sun into electricity has already changed energy markets around the world. Last year more than 90 gigawatts …

Clean Energy

A section of world’s first solar panel road was just stolen

China’s pioneering into electricity-generating roads has taken a step back after a section of the road was stolen just five days after it opened, …

News (China)

Imaging The Neighborhood with Solar Panels

Like many people who have a solar power setup at home, [Jeroen Boeye] was curious to see just how much energy his panels were putting out. But <i>unlike</i> …

Clean Energy

Making Solar Cells

We will admit that it is unlikely you have enough gear in your basement to make a solar cell using these steps. However, it is interesting to see how …

Clean Energy

India Consider 7.5% Tariff on Imported Solar Panels

India, the largest buyer of solar equipment from neighboring China, is considering a 7.5 percent tax on imported solar panels, according to …

Business

EGEB: China carbon market, black silicon, mono-si bifacial PERC cells (say that five times fast), more

<i>Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news.</i><p>China’s Carbon Market Shows How U.S. Is Falling Behind – <i>China is really taking the bull by the horns to manage emissions in the power sector. It’s a significant structural shift,</i> …

Renewable Energy

‘Internet of Things’ Devices Have Their Security Risks. How Regulators Should Address Them.

Most Americans own some sort of “smart” device, whether it’s a smartphone, a smart thermostat, or a smart fitness tracker.<p>These devices are …

Internet of Things

DIY Solar Garage

Welcome! In this Instructable, I'd like to show you how I installed my own grid-interactive solar array, so that you can too!To start with, this is a …

Home Improvement

Standardizing perovskite aging measurements

Perovskite solar cells are an alternative to conventional silicon solar cells, and are poised to overtake the market with their high power-conversion …

Clean Energy

Renewables will be equal or cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020, according to research

The cost of renewable energy sources like wind and solar continue to fall drastically, and it was only a matter of time before they were cheaper than …

Renewable Energy

China tests its first solar-powered highway that can charge electric cars

China has successfully conducted tests on its first solar-powered highway on Thursday. The kilometer-long stretch in Jinan city, the capital of …

Clean Energy

Photovoltaic road tested in China

China successfully tested its first photovoltaic highway based on home-grown technology in the country’s eastern Shandong province on Thursday, …

Clean Energy

Countdown: The Top Five Climate Videos of 2017

Did you know that more than 500 million people watch videos on Facebook every day? That's over half a billion people—a lot of eyes on a lot of …

Renewable Energy

World’s first solar panel highway debuts in Shandong

The world’s first solar panel highway opened in Jinan, the capital of China’s Shandong Province, on Thursday, reports CCTV news.<p>World’s first …

News (China)

EGEB: Climate change rap, Oxford PV gets $15M for perovskite factory, more

<i>Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Featured Image Source.</i><p>Oxford PV granted financing for perovskite serial production – <i>Oxford PV received an EU bank financing of €15m, to support the transfer of its disruptive</i> …

Clean Energy

The Hygge Tiny House: Off-Grid Solar Powered Tiny Cabin in the Isle of Wight

This is the Hygge Tiny House. It’s a tiny cabin on a foundation in the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom. ‘Hygge’ is a Danish word that means …

Cabins

Halogens can increase solar cell performance by 25 per cent

New research from the University of British Columbia and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that using halogens—a class of …

Clean Energy

UV Responsive Bio-based Polymer from Broccoli Seed Oil

Researchers from France develop a new UV responsive polymer from broccoli seed oil.The post UV Responsive Bio-based Polymer from Broccoli Seed Oil …

Chemical Engineering

Ocean Water and Sunlight Are Turned Into Clean Energy By Brilliant New Floating Solar Cells

Imagine if the deep sea oil rigs—like those responsible for 2010 Gulf oil spill—were replaced with floating solar cells. Scientists have now …

Clean Energy

Solar Panel | Portable Solar Panels , 4WD & Outdoor Products - Australia

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Clean Energy

Top 10 most read Buffalo Rising articles in 2017

In 2017, over 1.6 million people visited Buffalo Rising, below is a list of the top 10 most viewed articles this year:<p><b>#1</b><p><b>Buffalo Tiki Tours,</b> by …

Buffalo

World's first photovoltaic highway nears completion in Jinan - Chinadaily.com.cn

Workers are paving photovoltaic devices on a ring road in Jinan, East China's Shandong province, to build a solar system providing power for charging …

News (China)