Buckyballs boost prospect of transparent solar cell

1 year 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’?

1 year 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’

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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...

India rolls out solar-powered train coaches that’ll will save thousands of litres of diesel

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

India’s massive train network is about to get serious about solar On July 14, Indian Railways revealed its first train coach with rooftop solar panels. These new panels will be...