Tag: solar

Kirigami Panels Increase Efficiency

The Japanese art of ‘Kirigami’ has been cleverly employed by researchers at the University of Michigan. Together, they’ve managed to construct a lattice-like strip into an effective solar-cell. The Kirigami solar-cell system expands over the course of the day to…

Spray on Solar Panels

A nanomaterials chemist at the University of Texas at Austin, Brian Korgel is making nanocrystals for paintable solar panels. This paint is made of copper, indium, gallium and selenide (CIGS) nanocrystals. Focused on ‘CIGS’  the team were able to dissolve it…

TAKING THE 5TH

It’s official! The Dutch team of university students have done it again! The ‘World Solar cialis results Challenge’ asks competitors to build a solar-powered car that can persist across the Australian outback (one of the hottest places in the World)….

Single Charge = 30HRS+

In order to bring power and light to undeveloped communities across Nicaragua, Voltaic Systems have partnered with non-profit organization Fabretto on a dynamic and meaningful social Kickstarter project. Together, they have revealed their latest and greatest invention. Called SHINE, it’s…

South Korean Eco-Urban Planners

In South Korea, city planners should surely be praised for being ‘eco-conscious’ when it comes to Urban Design. They have created a 20 mile solar path connecting the two South Korean cities of Daejon and Sejong. The path linking the…

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Where are you most productive? Where do you get a lot done?  Early morning at the office? On the bus on the way home? How about smack bang in middle of nowhere? Would you miss your coffee and wi-fi? Well…

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The Cultivator (solar meat printer)

The Cultivator uses solar energy and a 3D bio-printer to make functional (and tasty) meat. It does not incur the typical costs associated with meat production i.e. land space, transportation, refrigeration etc. It supports in the creation of small amounts…

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Black Silicon

It sounds like an ominous term, yet, black silicon has been one of the most promising technologies for a while now. It’s basically a solar-cell made of nano-sized needles resting on a silicon wafer. The system has been shown to…

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Bottled Sunshine

Now this is personal loans for bad credit not payday loans truly practical! It’s a new and clever solar payday 2 panel payday loan places near me fitted on to the lid of payday america a jar. Over the course…

Solar Stickers = Free Energy

It’s almost too good to be true! Now ‘peel-and-stick’ solar-cells are being developed. Behind the idea is National Geographic’s Emerging Explorer for 2014 – and Stanford scientist – Xiaolin Zheng. This idea is set to revolutionize the process of harnessing…