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Printed solar cells to produce green electricity

Printed solar cells to produce green electricity

Solar power has declined dramatically its cost over the past decades. We could say that was a decrease from $40 per watt in 1978 to $0.42 per watt in 2015. In the next three years the cost of production for conventional crystalline silicon solar panel could attend more than 30 percent less. The important players […]

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Swiss solar powered aircraft to energy efficiency

The Swiss team composed by: Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard were stopped by the weather in their attempt to circumnavigate the Earth in an experimental solar powered aircraft called Solar Impulse 2. The weather conditions worsened soon after embarking and the solar powered aircraft was forced to land on June 1st in Nagoya, Japan after […]

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Spherical solar energy collector made by Rawlemon

According to its vision, the German architect Andre Broessel said that the future will be not only green, but transparent. He and his Rawlemon company have a solution that can “squeeze more juice out of the sun”. He projected a spherical solar energy collector, a prototype called beta.ray. Its technology combines spherical geometry principles with […]

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Ecocapsule – your future off-grid dwelling

I waited too long time the occurrence of grid-off caravan. I’m surprised it has not appeared sooner. Prolonged dependence of conventional fuels for most of the cars, some interests of big manufacturers or fuel suppliers, prohibitive prices and of course no real autonomy made them to remain only toys for big boys. This case the […]

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Electromagnetic Harvester could charge very low-powered devices

As in the adage of Sir Antoine Lavoisier, “in nature nothing is lost, nothing is gained, everything transforms,” the energy is in a continue movement. Being surrounded by electromagnetic fields wherever you go, as normally, somebody thought it could be a good source of energy. There were many ideas of harvesting energy. This time Dennis […]

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Denmark can triple its biomass production and improve the environment

The industry is interested in establishing a biorefinery sector in Denmark that can replace oil-based products with biofriendly materials, chemicals, energy and fuel.

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Street lamp with LED lights and solar panels for the Olympics 2012

Street lamp has a futuristic design and is dubbed as solar tree being crafted by Ross Lovegrove.  The urban design will totally transform the look of the future streets and cities. Solar panels as well as LED lights have been outfitted together in it. The street lamp can illuminate for three days nonstop using only […]

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Austria’s most efficient thermal power plant

The heat-and power cogeneration plant had already commenced operation in May 2012.

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Wireless power via laser?

Wireless power via lasers can be used anywhere that it’s too expensive or impractical to run an extension cord.

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Sharing power between electric-powered vehicles and homes

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that it has developed a vehicle to home1(V2H) system for the mutual sharing of power between electric-powered vehicles, such as plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs) and electric vehicles (EVs), and homes.

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