#Solar

UK Celebrates Low Emissions As Wind & Solar Become Second Biggest Electricity Source

3 months ago — 1.5 min read

The UK Government has just released its energy figures for 2017; they show that the UK renewable energy market is continuing to boom. The stats for the last year show...

Buckyballs boost prospect of transparent solar cell

5 months 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.

Now we have cheap solar and wind power is it time to rethink ‘energy efficiency’?

5 months ago — 3.5 min read

The need to cut emissions from the energy sector has motivated the use of hydro, solar and wind power, and the development of more efficient buildings that consume less energy....

See-through solar technology represents ‘wave of the future’

8 months ago — 0.5 min read

Engineers have developed a transparent solar material which could be used on windows to gather as much energy as bulkier rooftop solar units

Voyagers 40th anniversary: 40 images

10 months ago — 20 min read

On August 20th, 1977, Voyager 2 was launched. Her sister spacecraft, Voyager 1, followed two weeks later. The goal of these two explorers was to shed light on the mysteries...

What we can learn from the 2017 solar eclipse

11 months ago — 4 min read

If you’ve never seen a solar eclipse before, you should make an effort to witness the breathtaking event on August 21. While only people in the US will be able...