Outdoor Cooking Comes Out of the Dark Ages with The Advantages of Solar Cooking. In many places around the world, outdoor cooking is very popular, not just for camping or vacation but also all year round if the weather cooperates. One of the problem with most forms of outdoor cooking, be it propane or charcoal is […]

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Solar PV Electric Shocks in Case of Fire is a Real Concern. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located in Golden, Colorado, is the United States’ primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. The facility has all of the latest in high technology scientific research capabilities, as well as many of […]

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NanoTechnology Solar Panels May Change Current Installation Concerns. Commercial solar panels work best when sunlight hits them at a certain angle. Initially, experts had suggested that solar panels face south to collect the most energy from the sun. But an influential 2013 report by Pecan Street, an energy-research organization, advised that systems tilt westward to […]

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What if there was a way to Stop Massive Solar Eruptions? Solar eruptions, if they occur at an unfortunate time and are directed at the earth can have devastating effects not just on our satellite communication systems but also on other earth based infrastructure. Due to the risk, they are the  most feared events in space […]

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What happens when you put the CEO and founder of Tesla Motors, SpaceX and Solar-city, Elon Musk, together on a sound stage with Colbert with a Late Show audience? Chaos ensues.

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What we need is a Cheaper Alternative for Home Solar Energy Storage. The decision to put install a solar pv energy system on your home or business is an important one, as it still represents a significant investment even if subsides are available.

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Vienna Physicists Study Pole Dancing Water Molecules. Perovskite has been in the research news quite a bit in the last few years, as many scientist feel that it may lead a new family of solar cells and possible battery storage devices. So what is this material exactly?

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What the World Needs Now is a Solar Powered Electric Hybrid Bike. The price for gasoline has not helped the adoption of clean energy technologies such as solar and wind power as well as alternative transportation. On the other hand, given the very low global prices for fossil fuels these new technologies are doing surprisingly well.

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New Understanding of the Process for Converting Magnetic Energy from Solar Flares. A solar flare occurs when magnetic energy that has built up in the solar atmosphere is suddenly released. Radiation from the event is emitted across the entire electromagnetic spectrum, from radio waves at the long wavelength end, through optical emission to x-rays and […]

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Hybrid optoelectronic devices based on blends of hard and soft semiconductors can combine the properties of the two material types, opening the possibility for devices with novel functionality and properties, such as cheap and scalable solution-based processing methods.

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