solar energy

Growing crops and generating electricity at the same time

Magenta panes also help plants save water The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown

A new hybrid nanomaterial that harnesses solar energy to generate hydrogen from seawater

It’s possible to produce hydrogen to power fuel cells by extracting the gas from seawater,

Innovation glass blocks to power buildings

Buildings could soon be able to convert the sun’s energy into electricity without the need

New type of electrode could boost the capacity of existing integrable storage technologies by 3000 per cent

Inspired by an American fern, researchers have developed a groundbreaking prototype that could be the

Efficient solar energy storage in a chemical liquid

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have demonstrated efficient solar energy storage in

Low cost, rechargeable, high energy density battery makes the widespread use of solar and wind power possible in the future

Researchers at The City College of New York-based CUNY Energy Institute announce the development of

A marriage made in sunlight: Invention merges solar with liquid battery

As solar cells produce a greater proportion of total electric power, a fundamental limitation remains: the

Argonne technology puts solar power to work all night long

Energy storage is crucial for taking full advantage of solar power, which otherwise suffers interruptions

Finding sustainable petrol – how solar energy can be transformed into fuel

The sun is a clean and inexhaustible source of energy, with the potential to provide

Novel Solar Absorber to Improve Efficiency of Concentrating Solar Power Technology

Masdar Institute and MIT Collaboration Produce Innovative Solar Absorber That Can Harness More Sunlight, Enhancing

Harnessing solar and wind energy in one device could power the ‘Internet of Things’

The “Internet of Things” could make cities “smarter” by connecting an extensive network of tiny

Research team finds a way to produce hydrogen using solar energy and water vapor

Researchers from the University of Louisville Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research have demonstrated a

Perovskite solar cell material can recycle light to seriously boost efficiency

Perovskite materials can recycle light particles — a finding which could lead to a new

Chemically Storing Solar Power

A photo-electrochemical cell has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna). It can chemically store the

California Votes to Retain System That Pays Solar Users Retail Rate for Excess Power

Regulators in California, home to more residential solar customers than any other state, agreed on