Showing posts with label solar panels. Show all posts
Showing posts with label solar panels. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Scientists develop new catalyst to help store solar energy

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American and Chinese scientists have synthesized a new, dual-atom catalyst to serve as a platform for artificial photosynthesis, a move that may help harvest and store solar energy more efficiently.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Iran Starts Building Mideast’s Largest Solar Farm

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Iran’s energy minister on Thursday inaugurated a project to build the Middle East’s largest solar plant in the country’s southeastern province of Kerman.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

World's most powerful rooftop solar project completed in California

A just-completed rooftop solar project will power nearly 5,000 homes in southern California, making it the most powerful of its kind in the world, officials said Monday.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Indian Mars probe celebrates 1,000 days in orbit

The Indian Mars Orbiter Mission, also known as Mangalyaan, has completed 1,000 earth days in orbit around the Red Planet, exceeding all expectations of the low-cost mission, which was originally designed to last only six months.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Les chercheurs russes montrent que les fenêtres peuvent générer de l’énergie

Les fenêtres sont-elles capables de générer de l’énergie? Les chercheurs russes prouvent que c'est possible: ils ont élaboré des concentrateurs solaires produits à partir de matériaux polymères pour transformer les fenêtres ordinaires en panneaux solaires.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Cuba seeks investors to boost clean, renewable energy

Cuba is set to hold its first Energy & Infrastructure Summit in an effort to boost clean and renewable energy sources and cut down on fossil fuels, local media reported on Saturday.

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Ukraine plans huge solar power plant at Chernobyl site

Imagine one of the largest solar farms ever at the site of the world's worst man-made nuclear disaster that struck Chernobyl in modern-day Ukraine and sowed panic across Europe.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Solar Plane Leaves Cairo on Last Leg of Flight Around World

Solar Impulse 2, an aircraft powered only by the sun's rays, took off from Cairo Sunday morning on what should be the last leg of its history-making flight around the world.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 may take off Sunday from Cairo in 'most technically challenging' flight of world tour

Solar Impulse 2's final 48-hour flight from Cairo to Abu Dhabi may take begin on Sunday at 1:00 AM Cairo time, a “provisional time” for a trip that will be the most technically challenging of the round-the-world tour, Solar Impulse announced Friday.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Solar Impulse lands in Cairo

Solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 landed in Cairo Wednesday at 7:10 AM (CET) on the penultimate flight of the plane's world tour after a 48 hour and 50 minute voyage from Seville, Spain to Cairo, according to a travel update from the Solar Impulse website.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Solar Impulse II takes off from Seville for Cairo

After two weeks in Seville, Solar Impulse II, a solar-powered aircraft flying all over the world, took off at 6.18am (4.18 GMT) Monday morning en route to Cairo.

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Graphene layer lets solar panels generate energy in rain

Engineers and materials scientists have made solar panels increasingly efficient, but the technology still requires the cooperation of the weather. Currently, slow-moving rain fronts spell bad news for solar power generation -- but not for a new prototype solar cell developed by a team of Chinese scientists.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Renewable energy capable of reviving Egyptian economy

Expanding investments in wind energy and solar power can free up Egypt's carbon energy, reduce fiscal spending and create job, said a report released by consultancy PWC here on Sunday.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

China starts building its largest solar plant

China has begun constructing its largest solar power plant spread over 2,550 hectares in the Gobi desert.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Fried batteries delay solar plane's journey until 2016

The team behind the record-breaking Solar Impulse 2 have said the next leg of the plane's historic round-the-world flight attempt will be delayed until next year.

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii. The next leg of the flight will be from Honolulu to Phoenix, Arizona.

Solar Impulse 2 (SI2), the first solar-powered aircraft in an attempt to fly around the world, safely landed at Kalaeloa Airport in Honolulu, Hawaii, at 5:51 a.m. local time (1551 GMT), Friday after 118-hour non-stop flight over Pacific.

Friday, July 03, 2015

Solar plane smashes solo flight record over Pacific

An aircraft attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun's energy has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight, the project team said.

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