#Renewables

Transparent photovoltaic windows could reach the market in three years

4 years ago — Quick Read

Researchers at the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), in collaboration with solar photovoltaic glass manufacturer Polysolar and materials developer Merck, are developing the prototype stage of lightweight and low cost...

London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir to hold world’s largest floating solar power plant

4 years ago — Quick Read

A £6 million floating solar array is to open in London this month, and is expected to generate 5.8 million kilowatt hours a year. The floating solar array was built...

Salford University project hopes to create extremely efficient solar cells

4 years ago — Quick Read

Researchers at Salford University have begun a €5 million project to develop perovskite photovoltaic cells, a novel material choice which could lead to highly efficient solar power generation accompanied by...

MIT researchers create lightest and thinnest solar cells ever

4 years ago — Quick Read

A team from MIT have developed a solar cell one-fiftieth of the thickness of a human hair, which is so light that it can be placed on a bubble of...

Record-breaking £265bn invested in renewable energy last year

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More money was invested in renewables in 2015 than was invested in building new fossil fuel power plants, a report by Clean Energy Canada has revealed. Falling technology costs have...

Up to 3,000 jobs to be created by £2.5bn East Anglia One wind farm

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Scottish Power Renewables have announced that they are going ahead with a £2.5bn investment in building a huge wind farm off the coast of Suffolk. The 102 turbine wind farm...