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The Building Integrated Solar Roof Tile Market is Exploding
Energy
Wednesday November 23 2016

The Building Integrated Solar Roof Tile Market is Exploding

If you haven’t heard about Elon Musk's recent announcements about Tesla and Solar City’s new solar photovoltaic (PV) roof tile, you must have been living under...

Flexible Polymer Solar Cell Achieves Record-breaking Efficiency
Energy
Tuesday May 3 2016

Flexible Polymer Solar Cell Achieves Record-breaking Efficiency

A new breakthrough in polymer photovoltaic cells could pave the way for the development of large-scale, flexible solar devices that are easier to install upon building...

France’s Eco-Roof Law – Too Green to be True?
Business
Thursday March 17 2016

France’s Eco-Roof Law – Too Green to be True?

In early 2015, the online community was enamoured by a new law that supposedly mandated commercial development projects in France to be partially covered by plants...

A Battery Powered Future is Closer than we Think
Energy
Thursday March 17 2016

A Battery Powered Future is Closer than we Think

Get set for the powerhouse combination of battery storage and photovoltaic cells to transform our homes, businesses and communities.

Hong Kong Home to World’s Greenest School
Green
Wednesday November 12 2014

Hong Kong Home to World’s Greenest School

The United States Green Building Council has named Sing Yin Secondary School in Hong Kong the greenest school on Earth.

Solar Set to Be Biggest Power Source by 2050
Energy
Wednesday October 8 2014

Solar Set to Be Biggest Power Source by 2050

A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) foresees a surge in the uptake of solar energy in the coming decades on the back of...

Advances in Photovoltaic Technology
Energy
Wednesday August 13 2014

Advances in Photovoltaic Technology

Recent advances in material technology could soon lead to more advanced solar cells that can be painted or printed onto a surface, such as thin films...

UQ Launches Australia’s Biggest Solar Research Complex
Energy
Monday August 11 2014

UQ Launches Australia’s Biggest Solar Research Complex

The University of Queensland has teamed up with First Solar to build what is slated to be the largest solar photovoltaic research facility anywhere in the...

Is Spray-on Solar Ready for Mass Production?
Energy
Friday January 17 2014

Is Spray-on Solar Ready for Mass Production?

A US renewable energy start-up says it has developed a new and effective method for the scaled-up production of spray-on solar PV technology.