Solarpanels

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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08.11.12
Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels
08.11.12

Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels

Harnessing the power of the sun is a tricky business, but even the past few weeks have seen some i...

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07.17.12
3D, light-trapping solar cells successfully fabricated by Solar3D
07.17.12

3D, light-trapping solar cells successfully fabricated by Solar3D

Solar3D probably isn't a company you're particularly familiar with... at least not yet. The Califo...

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07.08.12
Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees
07.08.12

Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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05.03.12
Logitech unveils its Solar Keyboard Folio for the new iPad and iPad 2, we go hands-on
05.03.12

Logitech unveils its Solar Keyboard Folio for the new iPad and iPad 2, we go hands-on

There are all sorts of ways to go green these days, from driving an EV to installing super efficie...

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04.18.12
Tesla pairs up with SolarCity, will power off-grid homes as well as cars
04.18.12

Tesla pairs up with SolarCity, will power off-grid homes as well as cars

If you've ever dreamed of thumbing your nose at big energy and its expensive, polluting ways, then...

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04.04.12
Researchers create incredibly thin solar cells flexible enough to wrap around a human hair
04.04.12

Researchers create incredibly thin solar cells flexible enough to wrap around a human hair

You've probably heard that the sun is strong enough to power our planet many times over, but withou...

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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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