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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Solar City Tower Waterfall for Rio Olympics 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, was selected for the 2016 Olympic Games and it is planning on building a massive solar powered artificial waterfall called “Solar City Tower”, designed by Swiss (Zürich-based) company –…

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Solar Energy from Saharan Sun Could Power Europe

Solar thermal parabolic trough power plant;Source: Solar Millennium, TREC According to an article published recently in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, EU scientists are working on an ambitious plan to harvest the sun in…

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Rotating Skyscraper Powered by Wind and Sun in Dubai

The Italian architect David Fisher said he is ready to start construction on a  futuristic rotating skyscraper in Dubai that will be “the world’s first building in motion”. The modern “Dynamic Tower” construction, which…

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