solar energy

The Dream of Harvesting Solar Power From Space Is Gaining Momentum

Posted in Hardware, Science on 28th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

There is growing momentum in the US, with NASA revealing last year that it had launched a study into space-based solar that is expected to be published in the coming months.

Solar Power Investment Will Overtake Oil For The First Time Ever This Year

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

The International Energy Agency released some good news in its recent World Energy Investment report.

New KAUST tandem solar cell breaks efficiency world record

Posted in Hardware, Science on 18th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

The dynamic duo of silicon and perovskite continue their rampage through the solar cell industry. Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have developed a new silicon/perovskite tandem solar cell with a record-breaking efficiency.

Blue Origin Says It Can Make Solar Panels Out Of Moon Dust

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

Blue Origin, the space technology company founded by Jeff Bezos, says it's closer to solving this problem after demonstrating that it can make solar cells out of simulated moon dust.

Solar Panel Farm To Be Embedded In The Ground

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 18th Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

A radically designed, 100 megawatt utility-scale solar farm in Texas that does away with traditional elevated, racked setups in favor of installing panels directly across the ground.