Energy – Solar


Solar Revolution Turns These Women into Powerful Entrepreneurs

Source: ecowatch.com Published: August 2, 2017 Empower Generation helps rural women affected by energy poverty to become solar entrepreneurs. Empower Generation Climate News Network By Paul Brown A solar revolution is transforming the lives of women in the remotest...

Storing Clean Energy in Salt Isn’t as Crazy as It Sounds

Source: grist.org Published: August 3, 2017 A Spanish solar thermal plant uses molten salt storage to run 24 hours a day. By Bobby Magill Using giant vats of molten salt and antifreeze under the codename “Malta,” Google’s parent company Alphabet is joining Tesla and...

Looking to Light Highways with Light-Emitting Cement

Source: phys.org Published: May 6, 2016 Light-emitting cement by Investigación y Desarrollo In order to light roads, highways or bicycle lanes without electricity, Ph.D. José Carlos Rubio, from Michoacan’s University of San Nicolas Hidalgo, UMSNH in Spanish, created a...

How to Make a Solar Bottle Light Bulb

Source: pinoybisnes.com Published: April 27, 2011 A solar bottle light bulb, an innovation introduced in the Philippines by Illac Diaz of MyShelter Foundation, as a cheap alternative to other light sources. It was an ingenious invention by an engineer in Brazil. It is...

New Solar Paint Could Offer Endless Supply of Clean Energy

Source: fusion.net Published: June 21, 2017 Researchers at RMIT University in Australia have developed a solar paint that could offer endless supplies of clean energy. The paint captures water vapor from the surrounding air, and then uses energy provided by the...

The Answer to India’s Energy Crisis Could Be Blowing in the Wind

Source: smithsonianmag.com Published: October 26, 2016 Maanasa Mendu, of Mason, Ohio, presents HARVEST, her prototype renewable energy-gathering device, at the 2016 Young Scientist Challenge. (Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge) By Nathan Hurst The 2016...