New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat
A multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat more ...
Arizona solar plant achieves six hours after sun goes down
Germany sets record for peak energy use – 50 percent comes from solar (Update)
Ivanpah solar plant in California starts energy feed to grid
Materials scientists make solar energy chip 100 times more efficient
(Phys.org) —Scientists working at the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) have improved an innovative solar-energy device to be about 100 times more efficient than its previous ...
Negev desert solar field uses water-free robotic cleaning system
Japanese firm proposes LUNA RING to send solar energy from moon to Earth
Study claims 100 percent renewable energy possible by 2030
IAA says 'Yes We Can' to power plants in orbit
Study shows wind and solar plant benefits vary by location
Some suggest it's time to rethink which direction we point our solar panels
World record solar cell with 44.7% efficiency
German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Soitec, CEA-Leti and the Helmholtz Center Berlin announced today that they have achieved a new world record for the conversion of sunlight into electricity ...
Sahara desert project aims to power half the world by 2050
'Home-made' electricity creating buzz in Germany
Klaus Meier lists three reasons for generating his own electricity in his family hotel in Germany's southern city of Freiburg—"cost savings, energy efficiency, climate protection".