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solar energy


China wants to build a space-based solar power plant that will beam energy back to Earth

June 08, 2022 1:23 pm

China plans to launch a satellite that would convert solar energy into electricity and then convert that into microwave or lasers that can then be transmitted to various fixed targets on Earth.

The UK wants to build a massive solar power plant in space

May 12, 2022 3:13 pm

The UK Space Energy Initiative was launched last year to explore options to develop a space-based solar plant.

Researchers develop solar energy storage and transport technology without need for solar panels

April 26, 2022 2:00 pm

Researchers at Chalmers University in Sweden used the technology to store solar energy in Sweden and ship it to their colleagues at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, who derived electrical energy from it.

Dartmouth engineers develop rapid printing technology for rigid and flexible solar modules

April 06, 2022 5:42 pm

In comparison to silicon solar cells, perovskite cells are made of layers of minuscule crystals made of low-cost light-sensitive materials.

Buy-back time using organic solar cells shorter, says polymer scientist Asha SK

April 06, 2022 4:34 pm

Asha is the recent recipient of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) Power Fellows 2022 presented by the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

Solar panels to be set up in all high schools in Odisha's Ganjam district

March 31, 2022 8:03 pm

"Our aim is to make the high schools energy independent through sustainable solar energy. This initiative will also help us to promote awareness among students about renewable and alternative energy resources," Ganjam Collector Vijay Kulange said. 

Solar open access installation rises nearly two folds to 307 MW in Oct-Dec: Report

January 04, 2022 6:09 pm

According to the report, the country installed 935 MW of open access solar capacity during April-December 2021, registering a rise of 143 per cent compared to 385 MW installed during the same nine- month period of 2020.

Where does wind power make sense?

December 09, 2021 8:51 pm

🔴 Wind and solar power are cheap, climate-friendly, and set to become mainstays of future energy supplies. But the energy generated varies greatly depending on the region. Which mix makes sense?

From 4% to 45%: Joe Biden sets an ambitious blueprint for solar energy

September 09, 2021 4:18 pm

Such a large increase, laid out in an Energy Department report, is in line with what most climate scientists say is needed to stave off the worst effects of global warming. It would require a vast transformation in technology, the energy industry and the way people live.

How the sun caused a radio blackout in regions around the Atlantic on July 3

July 07, 2021 3:45 pm

Solar flares are magnetic storms launched from the sun, releasing energy equivalent to a few million hydrogen bombs exploding at the same time.