Solar cells capture up to 40 percent more energy when they can track the sun across the sky, but conventional, motorized trackers are too heavy and bulky for pitched rooftops and vehicle surfaces.
The worst nuclear disaster since the 1986 Chernobyl meltdown never should have happened, according to a new study.
Opportunities will open for European citizens with more and more renewables on the European electricity system.
An analysis carried out by JRC scientists shows that the uncertainty in measurement of power generation from a photovoltaic (PV) cell can be more than halved, thus bringing an economic benefit to both manufacturers and investors. ...
New technology from the University of Queensland could transform electricity generation, making it cheaper and more reliable for drought-affected areas.
Germany's wind power generation by September surpassed last year's total, thanks to favourable weather conditions and an expansion of wind farms, industry bodies said Thursday.
A European research project aims to reduce the cost of wind energy generation by introducing technical improvements to turbines, which will have to be much quieter in the future than is the case today