News tagged with solar energy systems

Crowdfunding a renewable future

One issue with small-scale, home-based renewable energy systems is that initial setup costs can be high. This puts such installations out of reach for some sectors of society, even if they could benefit financial in the long ...

dateOct 12, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Solar is a rapidly growing energy source

"The sun is a solution," concluded Prof. Arno Smets in his inaugural address given at TU Delft on Wednesday, 28 September. Smets and his group at TU Delft envisage all energy provision being based on sustainable energy sources ...

dateOct 05, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Changes in solar cell technology

A laser-based manufacturing process from the Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg, Germany is revolutionizing the photovoltaics market. For the first time point-contacted solar cells can be manufactured in series. Several million cells ...

dateMay 11, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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