How To Harvest Electricity From A Greenhouse Rooftop

Clear solar cells in greenhouse roofs could generate electricity while plants grow below. Because the visible and the infrared (IR) regions of light take up about 47 and 51 per cent of...

Fighting World Hunger With Solar Energy

Although carbon-neutral initiatives are increasing, without effective implementation, the world target of reaching zero hunger by 2030 will not be possible. Technology has become an indispensable part of our lives, but we...
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Six-Junction Solar Cells Can Reach Astounding Efficiency Of 47 Per Cent

A solar cell is a sandwich of two different layers of silicon that have been specially treated or doped to let electricity flow through them in a particular way. This article...

Renewable Energy: From Sugar-Powered Battery to Clean Tech Inspired by Butterflies

This story begins just like any other—with a problem. There are way too many electrical and electronic appliances and devices in the world today. Engineers are trying to reduce the power...

Resurgence Of Space-Based Solar Power

If successful, space-based solar systems can be sustainable and inexhaustible long-term solutions for meeting power requirements for the entire world. Solar panel arrays have been used to power space stations and satellites...

Pros and Cons of Different Solar Modules

Talking about the pros of solar PV systems, Stefan de Haan, principal analyst, Photovoltaics, IHS iSuppli, says, “In most regions of the world, PV is already the cheapest renewable energy technology....
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Tracing the Sun: Dual Axis Solar Tracker System

Solar energy is coming up as a major source of energy. The need of the hour is renewable energy resources with cheap running costs. With the current systems for solar energy...

And Now Solar-Powered Electric Aircraft

The sunlight absorption by solar cells is more at high altitudes than on the ground or earth stations. This makes solar systems suitable for powering small aircrafts B.S. Sastry and B. Ramana Elektra...

Power Electronics in Solar Industry to Soon Hit the Mainstream

Each year our planet receives 5000 times more solar energy than it consumes. Using photovoltaic (PV) technology, it is possible to convert that energy into electricity, thereby helping to solve our...

Working of a Solar Cell

In this video, the presenter is explaining the working and importance of Solar Cells. This video tutorial is created in the form of infographics for a better understanding of the subject. Courtesy: Learn...
 
 
 

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