solar power

Trump's coal revival plan probably wont work; clean energy tech is already cheaper

Posted in Hardware on 20th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

The cost of solar power systems has dropped 30% this year alone.

One micron thick solar cells and three micron thick OLED displays

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

The bendy solar cells could power wearable electronics like fitness trackers and smart glasses.

Tesla and SolarCity Agree to $2.6 Billion Deal

Posted in Business on 3rd Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Tesla reached an agreement to buy SolarCity for $2.6 B about $300 million less than an initial proposal, criticized as a bailout for the solar company in which he's the largest shareholder.

Musk reveals his new master plan for the future of Tesla

Posted in Business on 21st Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Elon Musk revealed his new master plan for Tesla today (July 20) in a blog post published on Teslas website:

Nanoscale discovery could push perovskite solar cells to 31% efficency

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The efficiency at which solar cells convert photons to electricity has increased more rapidly for perovskite than any other material to date.