SUBSCRIBE NEWS LETTER

Scientists At MTU Develops Brand-New Way To Synthesize Sodium-Embedded Carbon Nanowalls

Published On

A little sodium goes a long way. At least that’s the case in carbon-based energy technology. Specifically, embedding sodium in carbon materials can tremendously improve electrodes. Scientists at Michigan Technological University invented a method to take a material out of theory and make it into a real electrode. They ran tests on the sodium-embedded carbon […]

Read more

Solar Cells Made With Tin Could Make Solar Power Cheaper And More Widespread

Published On

A research team from University of Warwick lead by Dr. Ross Hatton and Professor Richard Walton explained how solar cells could be produced which are more adaptable and simpler to produce than their current counterparts. Researchers note that solar cells made with tin could lead to a more widespread use of solar power, with potential […]

Read more

Researchers sets New Record for Silicon-based Multi-junction Solar Cell with 30.2 Percent Efficiency

Published On

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE together with the Austrian company EV Group (EVG) has developed a silicon-based multi-junction solar cell with two contacts and record efficiency of 30.2 % exceeding theoretical limit of silicon solar cells. To achieve this efficiency, researchers used a “direct wafer bonding” process to transfer a […]

Read more

LUT developed new model shows the functioning of an electricity system that fulfills the targets set by Paris agreement

Published On

Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) has developed a new model that shows how an electricity system mainly based on solar and wind works in all regions of the world. The new model also shows the functioning of an electricity system that fulfills the targets set by the Paris agreement by using only renewable energy sources.  […]

Read more

Researchers at University of Virginia discover wider use of new solar cells

Published On

Despite the potential for powering the world with energy from the sun – the most abundant source of renewable energy – only about 1 percent of the world’s energy production currently comes through solar cell technology. That’s because solar cells are expensive to produce and are susceptible to efficiency reductions over time. For this reason, […]

Read more

This solar-charged battery directly stores energy from sunlight in a tank

Published On

Researchers at University of Wisconsin–Madison have developed solar-charged battery that directly stores energy from sunlight in a tank. Song Jin, a professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has integrated the solar cell with a large-capacity battery. He and his colleagues have made a single device that eliminates the usual intermediate step of making […]

Read more

SolPad: Bringing the Solar Technology in a Single Pack

Published On

Solar panels installed at the roof, while batteries placed at the garage or basement- that’s what a typical solar power system looks like. But things are about to change now. The SunCulture Solar, a four year old start-up, led by entrepreneur and inventor Christopher Estes seems eager to make the Solar Panels and Storage One. […]

Read more

This Solar Cell is highly efficient and can harvests more of sun’s energy

Published On

  A team of researchers from MIT and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has developed new solar cell that includes two different layers of sunlight-absorbing material to harvest a broader range of the sun’s energy and that costs less than its counterparts. The researchers call the device a “step cell,” because the two […]

Read more
Scroll