July 11th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Several reports recently have driven home the reality of climate change. A team at ETH Zurich has developed a tool to show how rising temperatures will impact 520 world cities.
July 5th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers based at ETH Zurich is Switzerland say that planting up to a trillion trees is the most efficient and cost effective way to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
June 18th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
The IEA is encouraging G20 leaders to consider hydrogen as a way to lower carbon emissions. Researchers around the world are seeking ways to make hydrogen from sunlight and air instead of fossil fuels.
February 20th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
A novel combination of high-grade spacecraft solar cell material and advanced light-concentrating lenses has yielded solar panels with a record 29% efficiency that may become available for general rooftop use by 2022. The crux in the commercialization of the planar optical micro-tracking technology will be cost-controlling manufacturing process, which is the current stage of study for Insolight, the cell developer
July 25th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers say Europeans should make their plans for renewable energy on a regional basis instead of a national basis in order to improve reliability.
September 8th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Imperial College London. Researchers have created an interactive web tool to estimate the amount of energy that [&hellip
May 7th, 2014 | by James Ayre
For the first time ever, researchers from the EU-funded SOLAR-JET project have succeeded in creating “solar” jet fuel (kerosene) from [&hellip
March 24th, 2014 | by James Ayre
Uniform antimony nanocrystals — capable of storing a great quantity of both lithium and sodium ions — have been created [&hellip
April 24th, 2013 | by James Ayre
This article was originally published on Solar Love. How does a cost-competitive photovoltaic system that is able to concentrate sunlight [&hellip
August 17th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen
The field of solar energy is changing rapidly, with new research, ideas, and results abounding on all sides. One of the many frontiers is the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (also known as ETH Zurich, for brevity), where researchers are exploring nanotechnology and the production of hydrogen directly from sunlight