The technology was commercialized in 1994 by Dyesol, an Australian solar company that sells various DSC products and supplies internationally.
Johnson’s latest JTEC prototype, which looks like a desktop model for a next-generation moonshine still, features two fuel-cell-like stacks, or chambers, filled with hydrogen gas and connected by steel tubes with round pressure gauges.
More and more homeowners are taking advantage of the renewable energy solution solar roofing.
The significance of Katsaros’s invention is that it stands to provide light for the 1.4 billion people who live beyond the reach of a power grid, as well as for those who use kerosene lamps to light their homes and workplaces.
One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLA announcing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon.
Photovoltaic cells are best known for turning sunlight into electrical power—and they’re big business.
Did you know that there are almost 46,000 square miles of paved surfaces in the United States mainland alone?
Matthew Davis, a 1995 industrial design graduate of Purdue University, has developed a solar boiler electrical generator and heat machine that converts solar energy to usable steam for heating, cooling and power generation.
Technology advances and falling prices for solar technology have opened the gates for solar installations by businesses with no background in electricity generation.
Floating solar panels soaking up the sun on Italy’s Lake Colignola will provide a cost-effective, more visually attractive way to harness the sun’s power, says its inventor, Marco Rosa-Clot.