Solarpanels

10.02.15
Elon Musk's SolarCity has the world's most efficient solar panels
10.02.15

Elon Musk's SolarCity has the world's most efficient solar panels

Elon Musk's other green company will build enough panels for 200,000 homes per year.

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08.18.15
ICYMI: Head injury alert, zombie killing centers and more
08.18.15

ICYMI: Head injury alert, zombie killing centers and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: Google is putting its glut of satellite imaging data to good use w...

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08.20.14
Discarded car batteries could become low-cost solar cells
08.20.14

Discarded car batteries could become low-cost solar cells

It's great that manufacturers recover lead from discarded car batteries to use in new ones, since...

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08.18.14
NASA researchers use extreme origami to build space solar panels
08.18.14

NASA researchers use extreme origami to build space solar panels

Here's the dilemma: rockets have only so much space, yet satellite solar panels are much more usef...

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06.17.14
Aston Martin will use solar panels to keep race car drivers cool
06.17.14

Aston Martin will use solar panels to keep race car drivers cool

What's a fairly low-powered solar panel going to get you on a 600 horsepower car? Plenty, accordin...

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10.04.12
Fraunhofer black silicon could catch more energy from infrared light, go green with sulfur
10.04.12

Fraunhofer black silicon could catch more energy from infrared light, go green with sulfur

Generating solar power from the infrared spectrum, or even nearby frequencies, has proven difficul...

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09.26.12
Sharp unveils semi-transparent solar panels, lets you see the sun while reaping its benefits
09.26.12

Sharp unveils semi-transparent solar panels, lets you see the sun while reaping its benefits

Sharp has announced an unusual photovoltaic panel for the Japanese market that collects energy fro...

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08.20.12
IBM alliance sets efficiency record for solar power cells using common materials
08.20.12

IBM alliance sets efficiency record for solar power cells using common materials

There have been more than a few solar power efficiency records set in the past few months, let alo...

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