#1 cleantech news, reviews, & analysis site in world. Support our work today. The future is now.


Browsing the "University of North Carolina" Tag

New “Solar Leaf” Mimics Nature to Produce Low Cost Energy

September 26th, 2010 | by Tina Casey

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a concept for an "artificial leaf" that generates solar energy, based on the same principles that occur in nature when plants draw energy from the sun. The new device is actually a flexible water-based gel combined with light-sensitive molecules



Back to Top ↑