solar battery

Okayama Solar Absorbers Use “Green Ferrite” to Generate Super-Cheap Electricity from Heat

Okayama Graduate School of Science and Technology is one of many developing solar cells and batteries, but their research team, led by one Professor Naoshi Ikeda, has a unique approach. Instead of silicon, currently the standard component in solar cells, the Okayama team is using an iron oxide compound it calls “green ferrite,” or GF. Professor Ikeda has gone so far as to claim his product will produce 100x the amount of energy as a traditional silicon solar cell.

Solar Warranty

This guest post comes to us from Reginald A. Norris of MyEnergySolution. When considering a residential solar power system, homeowners have numerous concerns before they commit to an installation. First and foremost, they are concerned about cost, then they want to know what the structural impact will be on their home … [continued]

FREE Solar Electric Vehicles! [PICS]

There are large steps and small steps that can be made to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and other pollution. I think these solar electric vehicles are something in between, but definitely something to start using! The Solar Electric Vehicle Company creates innovative electric shuttles (i.e. large golf carts) for … [continued]