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Concentrated solar viable for industrial uses after exceeding 1,000°C

Posted in Hardware, Science on 22nd Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

Advanced computer vision software that allows a large array of computer-controlled mirrors (known as heliostats) to focus their reflected sunlight onto a target with ultra-high accuracy, resulting in ultra-high temperatures.

Germany Solar and Wind is Triple the Cost of France’s Nuclear and Will Last Half as Long

Posted in Business, Hardware on 12th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

From 2006 to 2017, Germany increased the cost of electricity for households by 50%. (per an OECD report) French electricity costs are just 59% of German electricity prices. France produces one-tenth the carbon pollution from electricity compared to Germany.

Infrared Solar Cells Will Boost Solar Power by Up to 25% and Eventually Double

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

Invisible infrared light accounts for half of all solar radiation on the Earth’s surface, yet ordinary solar energy systems have limited ability in converting it to power.

Millions Must Get Solar and Batteries or Live Without Utility Power

Posted in Business on 25th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

The forest mismanagement means that many communities and houses are at risk of being burned. The electrical grid and growth around power lines has been poorly maintained for decades.

Abu Dhabi throws the switch on world's largest single-site solar project

Posted in Hardware on 8th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Abu Dhabi is claiming the title of the world's largest single-site solar project, having hit the go-button on the Noor Abu Dhabi project this week, with a reported capacity of 1.177 gigawatts