Solar panels

02.09.12
Nanoshells trap light for more efficient solar panels
02.09.12

Nanoshells trap light for more efficient solar panels

Scientists at Stanford are hard at work trying to improve the efficiency and durability of solar pa...

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12.25.11
Notre Dame heralds paint-on solar cells, wants to smear your home with its goop (video)
12.25.11

Notre Dame heralds paint-on solar cells, wants to smear your home with its goop (video)

Leave it to the Fighting Irish to take a stab at solving the world's energy woes. Notre Dame researc...

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12.08.11
Has James Bond gone green? Bulletproof electric roadster in the works
12.08.11

Has James Bond gone green? Bulletproof electric roadster in the works

Warding off assassins while saving the environment just became a cake walk with the Jo-Mojo,...

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10.17.11
GE's new factory will push out one solar panel every ten seconds
10.17.11

GE's new factory will push out one solar panel every ten seconds

General Electric is sending its troops to Colorado to conquer the thin film solar panel busines...

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08.04.11
Solar panels light up Yosemite National Park, don't spoil your view
08.04.11

Solar panels light up Yosemite National Park, don't spoil your view

Normally we like to keep our technology and nature reasonably separate, but like peanut butter an...

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07.01.11
Quantum dots could coat the world in nano-sized solar panels
07.01.11

Quantum dots could coat the world in nano-sized solar panels

We've long believed in the mystical power of quantum dots, so it makes perfect sense to us that o...

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06.30.11
Solar Cross e-bike soaks in the sun, powers your pedals
06.30.11

Solar Cross e-bike soaks in the sun, powers your pedals

Ah, the bicycle -- that first symbol of locomotive independence from our youth. How we've often w...

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06.28.11
California raceway gets 1,600 solar panels, flaunts green track status
06.28.11

California raceway gets 1,600 solar panels, flaunts green track status

As far as sports go, the one where you drive cars around in circles several times is likely not o...

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04.25.11
B-Squares bring portable solar energy and Arduino compatibility to toy blocks (video)
04.25.11

B-Squares bring portable solar energy and Arduino compatibility to toy blocks (video)

We've seen plenty of portable solar chargers in our time, but few have looked quite as versatile a...

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