Indoor Light and Organic Solar Cells – Energy Without Sunlight

Image Credit: Thor Balkhed – Wuming Wang, PhD Student, and Jonas Bergqvist, Principal Research Engineer in the solar cell laboratory The new organic solar cell, optimized to convert ambient indoor light to electricity,…

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Organic Solar Cells Break New Efficiency Record: 17.3%

In recent years, scientists have been trying to find a way to improve the efficiency of organic photovoltaic cells. Some researchers have even thought that organic solar cells may never improve beyond 15…

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China’s Solar-Powered City Rizhao

Since I found this information interesting and inspiring I decided to publish one more post about China and solar energy, this time featuring China’s solar-powered city Rizhao. China has a major problem with…

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China – a World Leader in the Solar Water Heating Market

A roof-mounted solar water heaterPhoto credit: www.bcsea.org China is by far the world’s largest producer and consumer of solar water heaters. A basic models of solar water heaters in China are very cheap,…

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“Green Olympics” – Beijing 2008

Beijing National Stadium – ‘Bird’s Nest’Photo credit: Guo Lei/Xinhua The 2008 Summer Olympics in China are in their apogee and they are drawing a lot of attention. Taking into account a massive global…

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