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Dubai’s First Smart Park Boasts E-Charging Bays, Solar Panels

Civic body has experimented with a smart control panel for outdoor lighting systems and to increase efficiency of lighting systems Dubai: The first smart park with electric car charging stations and parking lots that can harness solar energy has come up in Dubai’s Al Barsha South. Dubai Municipality’s General Projects Department has completed the construction […]

Tuesday March 13th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Researchers Figured Out How to Generate Power From Falling Raindrops

By: Jeremy Berke   Solar panels are generally useless in rainy weather.  But researchers in China have found an ingenious solution: They’ve developed solar panels that can harness the motion of raindrops for energy. It could revolutionize the solar industry. One of the biggest problems plaguing the widespread adoption of solar power is, quite simply, […]

Sunday March 11th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Storing Solar Energy: Researchers Pave The Way for Artificial Photosynthesis

A team of US and Chinese researchers has developed a new, dual-atom catalyst to serve as a platform for artificial photosynthesis. Solar energy has become increasingly cheaper and more effective, but the problem of energy storage still plagues renewables. Harnessing solar energy is a lofty goal, but being able to store and distribute it when it’s cloudy or dark […]

Friday March 9th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Australia’s Solar Future Bright as Households Install Record 3.5m Panels

2017’s energy output equivalent to a medium-sized coal-fired power station The future of Australia’s solar industry is looking bright after a record 3.5m panels were installed on rooftops last year, giving the equivalent output of a medium-sized coal-fired power station. The record 1,057 megawatts of capacity in small-scale systems installed across the country smashed the […]

Wednesday March 7th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Wind and Solar Power Could Meet Four-Fifths of US Electricity Demand, Study Finds

The United States could reliably meet about 80 percent of its electricity demand with solar and wind power generation, according to scientists at the University of California, Irvine; the California Institute of Technology; and the Carnegie Institution for Science. However, meeting 100 percent of electricity demand with only solar and wind energy would require storing […]

Monday March 5th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »