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China’s production of solar panels is growing in 2017

China’s production of solar panels is growing in 2017

The domestic sales of solar panels in China and the increasing demand from the U.S., the EU and the emerging markets, is expected to generate a larger production of solar… Read more »

The cell phone that works without battery

The cell phone that works without battery

A team of researchers at the University of Washington has developed the first cell phone that works without battery, because is powered by ambient radio waves or by solar energy…. Read more »

Solar wins over coal in the U.S. despite Trump’s efforts to revive the coal sector

Solar wins over coal in the U.S. despite Trump’s efforts to revive the coal sector

President Trump seems to be committed to revive the coal sector in the U.S. even if the price of renewable energy goes down year after year. A recent forecast released… Read more »

China is now the world leader in solar power generation capacity

China is now the world leader in solar power generation capacity

Renewable energy has become more affordable today, and is even cheaper than the energy generated by coal power plants and nuclear plants. The solar energy market has become more affordable… Read more »

German households making the first steps towards energy freedom

German households making the first steps towards energy freedom

In Germany, thousands of households use solar panels and batteries to cover their domestic energy needs. Solar panels mounted on the roof is not something new, but the way of… Read more »

Solar companies can survive even if the government decides to cut subsidies

Solar companies can survive even if the government decides to cut subsidies

When the government cuts the subsidies for solar power, the solar companies are trying to survive by moving to other markets. This happened in May 2015, when the Tories took… Read more »

India is a country with untapped opportunities for solar energy

India is a country with untapped opportunities for solar energy

India is considered a sunny country because receives solar energy for more than 300 days every year, but even so, the share of the solar power in the country’s energy… Read more »

Solar window blinds that block the Sun while generating solar power

Solar window blinds that block the Sun while generating solar power

SolarGaps is a startup based in Los Angeles, California, and they recently created window blinds with solar panels that can block the sunlight, but at the same time can harvest… Read more »

Kauai Island in Hawaii uses solar power during the night

Kauai Island in Hawaii uses solar power during the night

Kauai Island in Hawaii uses the first and biggest combined battery and solar PV system in the world. The system produces enough solar energy during the day to power up… Read more »

Graphene is now used to generate solar energy for prosthetic hands

Graphene is now used to generate solar energy for prosthetic hands

A team of scientists at the Glasgow University, Scotland, have found a new use of the honeycomb form made of carbon and called graphene in the development of prosthetic limbs… Read more »

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