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Swiss Firm Claims It Can Make Near Invisible Solar Modules

Swiss Firm Claims It Can Make Near Invisible Solar Modules

With the help of modern science and technology, researchers are trying to invent innovative things. Last Tuesday, Swiss research and development company Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (SCEM) said that it had developed a new technology paving the way to making the world’s first white solar modules with no visible cells and connections.

By On October 31, 2014 Respond
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Researchers Invented World’s First Solar Battery, Runs On Light And Air

Researchers Invented World’s First Solar Battery, Runs On Light And Air

We’ve seen many great combinations throughout history, and we now have one more to add to the list. Lately, researchers at the Ohio State University have invented the world’s first solar battery. It runs on light and air.

By On October 4, 2014 Respond
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Heart-shaped Solar Farm: The World’s Most Beautiful Power Plant

Heart-shaped Solar Farm: The World’s Most Beautiful Power Plant

Who says that solar power plant can’t be gorgeous? The people of New Caledonia are out to prove the naysayers wrong. Australian solar company Conergy is building a heart-shaped solar farm which is claimed to be the most beautiful solar power plant of the world.

By On September 29, 2014 Respond
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AirEnergy3D: A New 3D Printed Wind Turbine That Can Fold Into Your Backpack And Charge Your Laptop

AirEnergy3D: A New 3D Printed Wind Turbine That Can Fold Into Your Backpack And Charge Your Laptop

Technology is bringing the big things into small ones. Now a days, while most of the wind turbines are getting bigger, scientists at Poland-based company Omni3D, have made AirEnergy3D, a new 3D printed wind turbine that can fold into your backpack and charge your laptop.

By On September 10, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Developed Flexible Solar Cell That Can Be Woven Into Fabric

Scientists Developed Flexible Solar Cell That Can Be Woven Into Fabric

Scientists have been trying for decades to develop functional, flexible solar cells, because they could be integrated into fabrics and used to coat irregular shapes and surfaces. And now scientists at Fudan University in Shanghai have developed polymer solar cells that are light, flexible, cheap to produce, and thin enough to be used in fabrics.

By On September 8, 2014 Respond
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Japan To Build World’s First Huge Floating Solar Power Plants

Japan To Build World’s First Huge Floating Solar Power Plants

Lately, it’s been reported that Japan has decided to build world’s first huge floating solar power plants. One power plant will have a power capacity of 1.7 MW, while the other will have a capacity of 1.2 MW. Both the floating solar power plants will be running successfully by April of next year.

By On September 3, 2014 Respond
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Researchers Made Transparent Solar Cells That Could Cover Windows, Smartphone To Produce Solar Energy

Researchers Made Transparent Solar Cells That Could Cover Windows, Smartphone To Produce Solar Energy

To have solar energy, you are required to have solar cell. Until now, the solar cells that we have seen are nontransparent. But now, researchers in Michigan State University in the US, have developed transparent solar cells that can be used to cover windows, buildings or smartphone screens to produce solar energy.

By On August 23, 2014 Respond
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Student Develops Inexpensive Solar-powered Lens That Purifies Polluted Water

Student Develops Inexpensive Solar-powered Lens That Purifies Polluted Water

Seems like solar-powered devices have inspired students to do some innovative things. Lately, a university student in the US has developed an inexpensive solar-powered lens that can purify polluted water.

By On August 22, 2014 Respond
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[Video] Recycled Smartphones May Save The Forest

[Video] Recycled Smartphones May Save The Forest

There are many people who cut trees, sell them and spend their lives. But cutting trees should be in limitation. And that’s why San Francisco based start-up by the name of Rainforest Connection has planned to set used Android smartphones in rainforests so that whenever any tree will fall, the phone will capture the sound and inform the right authority to prevent this illegal poaching.

By On August 13, 2014 Respond
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New Wind Turbine Makes Little Noise, Said To Be More Efficient Than Other Turbines

New Wind Turbine Makes Little Noise, Said To Be More Efficient Than Other Turbines

Wind turbine makes some kind of obnoxious noise. But lately, Rotterdam-based tech firm The Archimedes has officially introduced a wind turbine called Liam F1 Urban Wind Turbine which makes very little noise. Most importantly, the turbine is said to be considerably more efficient than most other conventional turbines.

By On May 29, 2014 Respond
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Ten Full-Sized Houses Built In 24 Hours With The Help Of 3D Printers

Ten Full-Sized Houses Built In 24 Hours With The Help Of 3D Printers

Interested to know how exactly 3D-printing works or what it can do? What if I tell you that with 3D printing, you can make buildings. Yes, you heard me right. China’s private firm WinSun has used giant 3D printers to make 10 full-sized, detached single-storey houses in a day!

By On April 28, 2014 Respond
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Biodegradable Water Balloon-like Blob: An Alternate Of Plastic Bottle

Biodegradable Water Balloon-like Blob: An Alternate Of Plastic Bottle

Often people are seen drinking water from bottle. But some London-based design students have made Ooho, a biodegradable, H2O balloon-like blob, that could shortly be an alternate of drinking water instead of from a ubiquitous plastic bottle.

By On April 16, 2014 Respond
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A Solar-Powered Drone Designed To Fly For 5 Years Nonstop

A Solar-Powered Drone Designed To Fly For 5 Years Nonstop

Earlier, we’ve seen solar-powered UAV (drone) that can fly for 14 hours. And now, Titan Aerospace has made a solar-powered drone called Solara 50. This drone has been designed to fly for 5 years nonstop.

By On March 7, 2014 Respond
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World’s Largest Solar Thermal Plant ISEGS To Power 140,000 Houses Each Year

World’s Largest Solar Thermal Plant ISEGS To Power 140,000 Houses Each Year

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS), is the “world’s largest solar thermal plant.” The good news is now this solar thermal plant is fully operational and is expected to generate enough electricity to power 140,000 houses, each year.

By On February 24, 2014 Respond
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Japanese Firm Plans To Build Solar Cells Around The Moon And Beam The Power Back To Earth

Japanese Firm Plans To Build Solar Cells Around The Moon And Beam The Power Back To Earth

At present, many houses and offices run on solar energy. And now it seems like it’s time for Earth to run on solar energy. Japan’s leading engineering firm Shimizu Corporation has planned to build an array of solar cells around the Moon’s equator in order to harvest solar energy and beam it back to Earth. The project is called Luna Ring.

By On December 4, 2013 Respond
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