Heating-Up Solar Panel Efficiencies

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new method of collecting solar energy to improve system efficiency. This technique incorporates both a traditional photovoltaic (PV or Solar) cell and a high-temperature material, which is heated directly by sunlight and the radiated infrared energy is collected by the traditional system. This process allows […] Read more

Utilizing Solar Energy in Your Home

With the recent furor surrounding the impending price rises in energy bills, it’s no wonder that people far and wide are looking into alternative methods of home energy. While many people will look into the possibility of changing suppliers in order to find a better deal, there will be just as many who expect a […] Read more

5 Cutting-Edge Solar Cell Technologies

As solar energy becomes a popular way to meet power needs, more efficient ways of harnessing the sun’s energy are being developed for solar photovoltaics (PVs). Solar cells capture energy in the sunlight and transform it into electricity for residential, business and industrial use. Because solar energy is clean, free, renewable and indigenous, it is […] Read more

Solar Technology is Advancing Faster Than Expected

Like most technologies nowadays, solar energy technology is advancing at a rapid rate. A recent report published by PV magazine projects solar to surpass gas and 2X Nuclear power by 2016. While solar energy has the potential to transform the energy sector, many consumers (even those who currently rely on solar energy) are unaware of […] Read more

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