Organic Solar Cells (OSCs)

Organic Photovoltaic cell (Source: Fraunhofer ISE) Organic solar cells (OSCs), also known as plastic solar cells are third-generation photovoltaic technology using organic materials (carbon-based in the form of small organic molecules, dendrimers, and…

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Transparent Solar Panels – Another Innovation in the Solar Technology

For about five years, scientists have been working on methods to develop transparent solar panels capable to convert the light that shines on them into electricity. Now, this is reality. In 2014 the…

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Solar-Powered School in Copenhagen

This is one more interesting news that represent another effort to be developed colored solar panels. The International School in Copenhagen is using custom-built colorful solar panels as a featured architectural element. Each…

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Green Colored Solar Panels

Highly rated models of solar panels are now running in excess of 20-percent efficiency at turning sunlight into electricity. But they are bulky and still aren’t very pretty. In addition, traditional solar panels…

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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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Solé Power Tile – Integrated Solar Panel Roofing

Philadelphia-based company SRS Energy is a leading developer of sustainable solar roofing systems. The Solé Power Tile created by SRS Energy is the first curved building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofing product, designed in collaboration…

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Power Your Home with Solar Roof Tiles

Today the main way for homes to harness solar power is still through bulky rigid panels added to the rooftop or mounted on the ground. But in the recent years there are some…

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Solarpro’s Yankovo PV Power Plant Put into Operation

On 24 August the first stage of the photovoltaic plant of Solarpro in the village of Yankovo, northeastern Bulgaria, has been officially put into operation. The first phase of the project “North-East 1”…

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Sun-Heated Solar Outdoor Shower

The sun-heated solar shower is a perfect accompaniment to any outdoor pool and an interesting alternative to the regular outdoor shower. This cool solar device can heat up to 8 liters of water…

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Orange Solar Concept Tent for Campers

The United Kingdom mobile company Orange recently unveiled their concept for the “tent of the future”, called Glastonbury. This tent will allow avid campers to keep in touch and power their essential gadgets such as…

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