Tag: Renewable Energy

Improved Solar Cell Technology Makes Solar Panels More Efficient, Regardless of Their Angle

Solar panels are one of the most intriguing aspects of technology today. More specifically, researchers and scientists all over the world are looking for new ways to make existing solar panels more efficient, cheaper, and appealing to the masses. As it turns out, there is a new type of solar cell which was primarily inspired by the wings of a butterfly. It’s an interesting thing to think about, to say the …
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This Floating Solar Farm Can Power 15,000 Homes

Solar energy is the next frontier for both companies and consumers. Tackling this space will not be all that easy, though. Running a major solar farm is still quite costly and requires a lot of space in which to place solar panels. The Chinese city of Huainan is best known for its coal reserves, but it is also now the place where the world’s largest floating solar farm is found, sitting …
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China Sees Flammable Ice as the Next Renewable Energy Source

The search for sustainable renewable energy sources continues unabated. China is looking in a very unusual direction to achieve this goal, though. Scientists have been experimenting with samples of combustible ice, which could become a major breakthrough for renewable energy. It appears the team has successfully collected samples, although it remains to be seen how flammable ice will be used in the future. China Successfully Mines Flammable Ice It is evident we …
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Italian Startup Magaldi Feels Hot Sand is the Next Source of Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is a popular topic right now, with a very strong focus on wind and solar energy. However, there is another contender that may emerge sooner rather than later. Magaldi, an Italian energy startup, is experimenting with hot sand to power homes and other locations. Turning hot sand into electricity sounds like a novel idea, and it is still in the very early stages of project development. Hot Sand Is …
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