Could This Be the Most Efficient Solar Panel Ever?

Source: smithsonianmag.com Published: March 15, 2017 Taking advantage of temperatures upwards of 1,000 Celsius, these hot solar cells could produce twice as much energy as the industry standard The prototype (MIT) By Emily Matchar Solar panels have been around for a...

China Just Built A 250-Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like A Giant Panda

Source: businessinsider.com Published: July 6, 2017 The Panda Power Plant in Datong, China. China Merchants New Energy/Panda Green Energy Leanna Garfield Most solar farms align their solar arrays in rows and columns to form a grid. A new solar power plant in Datong,...

IKEA Is Now Selling Solar Systems, No Allen Key Required

Source: treehugger.com Published: August 3, 2017 Updated October 11, 2018 © IKEA battery pack By Lloyd Alter So far the panels and batteries are only offered in the UK but it might spread to sunnier North American climes. Watch out, Elon Musk! Tesla’s subsidiary...