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DRDO Issues Tender For Flexible Solar Panels For Mobile Field Generation

The last date of bid submission is April 17, 2019, and the bids will be opened on April 18, 2019. The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has invited bids for flexible solar panels and accessories for alternative renewable power generation system for mounting on a container for mobile field application. The system will have […]

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Arriving Soon: Solar Panels that Generate Power at Night

Can solar panels generate energy even when the sun isn’t around? In a major breakthrough, researchers at the University of California have designed a unique night solar panel (NSP) that can produce 50 W under ideal conditions at night, one-fourth of what traditional solar panel produce during the day. In their paper entitled ‘Nighttime Photovoltaic […]

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Carbon Dots From Human Hair Used to Boost Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers have used carbon dots created from human hair to create a kind of “armour” to improve the performance of perovskite solar cells Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia have used carbon dots, created from human hair waste sourced from a Brisbane barbershop, to create a kind of “armour” to improve the […]

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New Technology from PNU Makes Foldable Solar Cells a Practical Reality

With the recent development of foldable mobile phone screens, research on foldable electronics has never been so intensive. One particularly useful application of foldable technology is in solar panels. Current solar cells are restricted to rigid, flat panels, which are difficult to store in large numbers and integrate into everyday appliances, including phones, windows, vehicles, […]

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Sono Motors Will Launch First Solar EV for Masses at CES 2021

Germany based electric mobility firm Sono Motors has announced that the firm will launch the next-generation prototype of its revolutionary Solar EV for the masses ‘The Sion’, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021. Having a vision of a fossil fuel free world, the founders have developed The Sion with the support of its community […]

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Perovskite Tech Company Swift Solar Secures $8 Mn in Series Seed 2 Funding 

Swift Solar has secured more than USD 8 million in Series Seed 2 funding, with an additional USD 1.5 million expected to close soon. Swift Solar, a solar PV technology company working on perovskite technology, has announced that it has secured more than USD 8 million in Series Seed 2 funding, with an additional USD 1.5 million expected to close soon, for a […]

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Scientists in Korea Develop Novel Eco-friendly Buffer for Solar Panels

A team of scientists has developed a new eco-friendly alternative, the ZTO buffer, which can overcome the use of toxic materials as buffers in solar panels Solar power is an eco-friendly alternative to conventional, non-renewable sources of energy. However, current solar panels require the use of toxic materials as buffers, which is not sustainable. To […]

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Transparent Solar Cells That Could Unlock new era of Personalised Energy

A team of scientists has successfully designed transparent solar cells which they believe could take us towards a new era of personalised energy. A team of scientists has successfully designed transparent solar cells using thin silicon films, with efficient power generation, which they believe could take us towards a new era of personalised energy. Solar […]

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CMERI Installs World’s Largest Solar Tree at Durgapur

CMERI, Durgapur has revealed a massive new solar tree structure at its residential colony, which it claims to be the world’s largest solar tree. The Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), Durgapur has revealed a massive new solar tree structure at its residential colony, which it claims to be the world’s largest solar tree. The solar tree has been […]

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