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...

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 Solar Cooker That Seeks Its Own Place in The Sun

Source: theguardian.com Published: January 5, 2017 The Water&Solar100 cooker, which has automatic sun tracking, and temperature and timing controls. Photograph: Wilfred Fritz Kate Hodal Solar cookers have been promoted as a safe alternative to boil water, cook...

How Drones Are Helping Design the Solar Power Plants of the Future

Source: theguardian.com Published: February 26, 2017 Kingsley Chen, the drone fleet coordinator at SunPower, demonstrates the use of a drone to survey land for designing a solar power plant. Photograph: Robert Durrell/The Guardian Katie Fehrenbacher A cottage industry...

SolarWindow Unveils New Energy-Generating Glass That Bends

Source: inhabitat.com Published: January 18, 2017 SolarWindow is now developing thin, bendable glass. Written by Lacy Cooke SolarWindow made headlines for their business-card thin solar coating for curved glass surfaces in late 2016, and now they’re going a step...

New Concentrating Solar Tower Is Worth Its Salt with 24/7 Power

Source: scientificamerican.com Published: July 14, 2016 The 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Facility in Nevada is the first utility-scale concentrating solar plant that can provide electricity whenever it’s needed most, even after dark. Credit:...

Morocco To Switch On First Phase Of World’s Largest Solar Plant

Source: theguardian.com Published: February 4, 2016 Phase one of Morocco’s vast $9bn Ouarzazate solar power plant provides 160MW of its ultimate 580MW capacity. Photograph: Graeme Robertson/The Guardian Arthur Neslen Desert complex will provide electricity for more...