News tagged with solar photovoltaic panels

Engineers give solar power a boost

The growing popularity of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across the United States has made it more important to maximize their power input. That's why UC San Diego environmental engineering professor Jan Kleissl is working ...

Jan 11, 2011 4.4 / 5 (5) 10 | with audio podcast

New solar concentrator design (w/ Video)

A new solar concentrator design from an electrical engineering Ph.D. student at the University of California, San Diego could lead to solar concentrators that are less expensive and require fewer photovoltaic ...

Apr 22, 2010 4.1 / 5 (16) 8 | with audio podcast

The easy way to go green

(PhysOrg.com) -- At last Friday's Energy Night at the MIT Museum, Dr. Keith Collins described his approach to fighting global warming with all the gusto of a really good insurance salesman. But Collins, who ...

Oct 20, 2009 3.2 / 5 (6) 6

Solar Home Built by Students

(PhysOrg.com) -- Students from the Boston Architectural College (BAC) and Tufts University have submitted a completely solar-powered home, the Curio House, as New England's entry into the Solar Decathlon competition. ...

Sep 22, 2009 3.9 / 5 (13) 7 weblog
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