December 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers in California have identified new siting strategies for solar panels and CSP facilities that could meet all the state's energy needs without taking up valuable agricultural land or affecting conservation areas.
November 24th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Research led by the Fraunhofer Center For Sustainable Energy Systems finds that solar panels mounted above crops in an agricultural setting can raise the efficiency of the land by 60%. Further research is planned.
March 25th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Energy Post. “In a few years, solar energy plants will deliver the most inexpensive power available in [&hellip
March 16th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
On March 20, the moon will pass in front of the Sun, blocking 82% of light reaching Germany. This is [&hellip
February 26th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
Solar power is set to become the cheapest power source in many parts of the world by 2025, according to [&hellip
December 2nd, 2013 | by Giles Parkinson
Originally published on RenewEconomy (Editor’s note: This is part of a series of interviews and stories that will run over [&hellip
January 22nd, 2013 | by James Ayre
A significant breakthrough has been made in the light absorption and surface passivation abilities of silicon nano-structures (such as black silicon) [&hellip
September 30th, 2012 | by James Ayre
A new solar photovoltaic conversion efficiency record for solar cells made of amorphous and monocrystalline silicon of 21.4% was [&hellip