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The largest solar power plant  in the world

SolarReserve announced completion of the 540-foot solar power tower for its 110 megawatt (MW) Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant located near Tonopah, Nev.

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Hybrid solar cells to boost the electrical current

Scientists have developed a new kind of solar cell which could capture significantly more of the energy from the sun than current cells.

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A ready to use urban info point goes on solar power

One of the greenest sources of energy, solar power is working now for urban use.

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Nanoshell whispering galleries improve thin solar panels

Engineers at Stanford have created photovoltaic nanoshells that harness a peculiar physical phenomenon to better trap light in the solar materials. The results could dramatically improve the efficiency of thin-film solar cells while reducing their weight and cost.

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World Record for Solar Module Efficiency  33.9 percent

The solar company Semprius achieved a world record for photovoltaic module efficiency of 33.9 percent.

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Solar Vehicle for Green Rides in the Desert

We brought in the highlights a new solar vehicle concept car. This Solar Powered Vehicle (SPV) was designed by Omer Sagiv as a perfect one model for rides in desert or other open lands.

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All-electric highway that wirelessly charges cars and trucks

A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart. The long-term goal of the research is to develop an all-electric highway that wirelessly charges cars and trucks as they cruise down the road.

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Turn leaves into solar panels

Photovoltaic panels made from plant material could become a cheap, easy alternative to traditional solar cells.

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Kyocera launched its highest output solar panel

Kyocera launched its highest output solar panel in the US, called aka solar module with almost 80 cells KD 315. This new module of solar panel is ideal for large scale installations like “solar covering parking.”

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How to estimate the value of energy that a photovoltaic  system can produce

Consistent appraisals of homes and businesses outfitted with photovoltaic (PV) installations are a real challenge for the nation’s real estate industry, but a new tool developed by Sandia National Laboratories and Solar Power Electric™ and licensed by Sandia addresses that issue.

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