#Power

Buckyballs boost prospect of transparent solar cell

3 weeks ago — 1 min read

Engineers in the US have discovered a way to allow electrons to travel farther than was previously thought possible in the materials used to create organic solar cells.

Engineers propose new method to stabilise next-generation fusion plasmas

5 months ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers have gained fresh insight into so-call 'Alfvén eigenmodes' which could bring cheap fusion power one step closer to a reality. This unstable, wave-like disturbance are produced by fusion reactions...

Old bike parts turn the cogs of new wave energy harvester

9 months ago — 1 min read

A Nottingham Trent product design undergrad and professor systems have combined forces to create a wave energy harvester from discarded bike parts.

Loughborough University develop revolutionary explosive detection device

2 years ago — 1 min read

Loughborough University has unveiled a new device that can identify tiny amounts of explosive particles invisible to the naked eye. ExDtect – the brainchild of Loughborough professor John Tyler uses...

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20 years of its launch. These tiny crafts are designed to...

Graphene solar panels developed that generates energy when it rains

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Whilst Solar Power has made significant steps forwards over the last decade there has always been the problem of what happens at night. The new solution proposed by scientists from...