#Solar

Solar panels a ‘requirement’ on all new EU buildings

2 days ago — Quick Read

Solar panels are set to become mandatory be on all Europe's new public, commercial buildings, and residential buildings buildings. The European Union wants to boost the rollout of solar energy...

Engineering Futures – Solar Power Stations in Space?

2 months ago — Quick Read

A solar power station in space? Here’s how it would work – and the benefits it could bring The UK government is reportedly considering a £16 billion proposal to build a...

Solar panels – Recycling key to avoiding mountains of waste

6 months ago — Quick Read

Billions of solar panels globally will soon come to the end of their lives, but when they get thrown away essential materials that are needed to make future panels are...

New Recycling Technique promises a new life for solar-silicon

7 months ago — Quick Read

A newly developed technology is now being used to recover pure silicon from end-of-life solar cells. The amount of material wasted in this industry can be reduced significantly with the...

330,000 miles per hour – The Parker Solar Probe becomes fastest object ever built

1 year ago — Quick Read

NASA 'Parker Solar Probe' has become the fastest object ever built - the probe clocked 330,000 miles per hour as it completed a fly-by and 'touched the sun'. The US...

High-Performance Perovskite Could Revolutionise Solar Sector

2 years ago — Long Read

Perovskites are set to revolutionise the solar sector years ahead of schedule thanks to a chance discovery by a team of researchers in Australia. While Perovskites have long been hailed...