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Solar Energy Gets Even More Affordable

04/09/2013, Those who are not too fond of solar energy have more often than not touted the fact that the technology involved in solar power have been unable to compete with coal and other traditional energy sources in terms of cost efficiency, but I guess that...

Recyclable Solar Cells Could Be The Future

04/01/2013, Solar cells are a good thing, as they do their bit to make sure that the world is able to survive on renewable energy, but manufacturing solar cells are not exactly the most eco-friendly method of getting things done due to the kind of toxic waste that is...

Largest Concentrated Solar Power Station Starts Up In Abu Dhabi

03/18/2013, Deserts, pristine beaches and endless amounts of oil and gas are not the only things Abu Dhabi is known for. It is known for its excruciating temperatures and sunshine. When you have so much sunshine, why not use it as a source of renewable energy? The...

Solar-Powered Snowboard Is One Cool Tool

12/25/2012, Going solar is definitely an alternative power supply that we should not only explore, but attempt to put theory into practice whenever and wherever possible, and Signal Snowboards as well as Powerfilm Solar have come together to harness the possibilities...

The Clip Holding concept is a solar-powered light clip

11/28/2012, Don’t you just hate it when at night you want to go to the toilet, or when you accidentally drop your phone and it’s too dark to see anything, especially right after you wake up and you’re all groggy? Granted that’s what bedside lamps are for, but...

Solar-powered Internet school helps South African children

10/25/2012, When it comes to corporate social responsibility, companies do have a department dedicated to ensure that the less fortunate and in need of help in this world will be given a hand. Samsung is one of them, and recently they shared about assisting a village...

Semi-transparent solar panels unveiled by Sharp

09/26/2012, Solar panels have been widely used to generate electric power from Sun’s energy. They comprise of photovoltaic cells which can capture the heat energy from Sun and then turn it into usable electric power. The solar panels that are usually available...

New solar panel technology could produce electricity and Hydrogen

08/31/2012, An advance in solar panel material research is pointing to something that is potentially huge: solar panels that can generate electricity and Hydrogen at the same time. This is extremely important because this would increase the effective energy...

Solar Power Plants Are Fast Replacing Peaker Plants In Australia

08/27/2012, When producing power, one can not ignore the common pattern of power demand. Power demand usually subsides during the night and at midday, it peaks, thus requiring maximum power supply required at that time. For long, peaker plants have provided this...

Solar panels of the future inspired by sunflowers

08/16/2012, They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and I suppose that is true when you consider the kinds of machinations that we humans have thought up of all these years, looking to nature for inspiration. The latest inspiration? Solar panels...