#Solar

Two years on what’s the verdict for the world’s first solar road?

4 months ago — Quick Read

Two years ago, the worlds first solar road opened outside a small village in Normandy. Two years down the road how has it faired? Sadly the 2,800 square meter test...

Costa Rica hits 100% renewable energy electricity supply and electricity export

4 months ago — Quick Read

Renewable Energy heavy-weight Costa Rica has reported a stellar May for its renewable energy output. The rugged, rainforested Central American country reported that for May 2019 it produced 99.99% of...

Solar Jobs – We look at the types of jobs created by the alternative energy industry

5 months ago — Quick Read

Do you find yourself wondering what kind of jobs the future holds? When you consider that fossil fuels have no future in energy, it can be a little scary to...

Solar panel heat waste captured to distil clean drinking water

5 months ago — Long Read

Engineers have come up with a simple concept that could change increase water security and battle climate change. This is what the system might look like. The team of Engineers...

Do Swiss roofs have the potential to produce over 80% of the country’s electricity?

10 months ago — Quick Read

Research that combines mapping data of Switzerland against weather information has revealed that the country could produce 50tWh of electricity (83% of the country’s annual consumption) if its roofs were...

Solar-powered car breaks efficiency world record

12 months ago — Long Read

A team of Engineers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have crushed the solar-powered car efficiency record. Advances in photovoltaic tech have leapt forward in the last decade....