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Organic solar cells with a low energy loss for indoor light

Global demand for energy is expected to rise rapidly in the coming years. Hence Swedish and Chinese scientists have developed organic solar cells optimized to convert ambient indoor light to electricity. Development of sustainable, renewable, and environmentally-friendly energy sources is one of the major challenges facing the world. Organic solar cells are thin, flexible, lightweight, […]

Hawaii, Clearway aim for 100% green energy goal with their solar project

Recently, the state leaders and developers of Hawaii celebrated the completion of the largest block of grid-scale solar power. As it was reported, the Clearway Energy Group has already started the projects in Kawailoa, Waipio and Mililani. The Hawaii Solar project combines more than 800,000 solar panels that will produce up to 110 megawatts of clean energy […]

The Sun to be reborn on Earth: India among other countries to build “Miniature Sun” in France

India has taken an enormous leap in the aerospace sector after the successful launch of its Chandrayaan 2 in July 2019. Now the world’s best scientists are trying to create a ‘miniature Sun’ on Earth and India is a partner of such a huge project. India along with some other nations are planning to bring […]

Tesla files patent to speed up solar tile installation time

Earlier this year at Tesla’s 2019 shareholder’s meeting, CEO Elon Musk said that Tesla was working on the longevity of the solar roof panels, the Tesla Solar Roof V3. Tesla was planning to install the solar roofs in 8 more states. Musk took pride in the fact that the solar panels were cost-effective. However, there […]

Amazon announces 2 new renewable energy plants to be constructed in Ireland and Virginia

Amazon has decided to take on two new projects for renewable energy plants. Amazon will construct the Amazon Wind Farm in the Republic of Ireland, and an Amazon Solar Farm in Virginia, U.S. This is not going to be the first renewable energy plant to be constructed by Amazon either in the U.S or outside […]

Stanford researchers develop Blue Energy, a technology to harness the energy

Stanford researchers have developed a technology which will be able to harness energy from the places where saltwater and freshwater mingle using battery electrochemistry becoming the very first technology to do without using pressure or membranes, named as “blue energy“. The research paper was published in American Chemical Society’s ACS Omega, and it describes the […]

GE unfolds new components for the ‘world’s largest offshore wind turbine’

Heads up! The turbine energy sector has recently got the ‘world’s largest offshore wind turbine.’ And, in this context, GE Renewable Energy (a subsidiary of General Electric based in Paris) has big news for the world. The company has unveiled the new components for its huge Haliade-X 12 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine.  Sneak-peek into the details […]

Lyft launches green mode, offers free EV charging in Portland

Lyft is looking to adopt the EV charging system and starting from small; it has already set up its free EV charging station in Portland where drivers can charge and instantly park their respective vehicles. Currently, the locations are distributed across various areas in the Portland metro area, including the newly-opened Hillsboro station, and is […]

Tesla announces to slump solar panel prices by 38 percent

In the spring of 2017, Tesla announced the pricing for their new solar roof product, a roof replacement for your home. And since, Tesla has been manufacturing the solar roof at their Buffalo Gigafactory, slowly though mass-market availability remains unclear. According to Tesla, the average Tesla Solar Roof costs a property owner to pay around […]

EDP Renewables and Microsoft’s deal over wind power in Ohio

EDP Renewables SA and Software giant Microsoft have closed on a 1.4GW renewable energy portfolio with a deal to buy wind power for the Ohio homes. The world’s biggest technology companies are using wind power alone and have made the most significant order for offshore wind turbines in 2017. Microsoft signed two power purchase agreements with […]

Alphabet partners with Shell for a wind energy project

Alphabet turns another of its X-projects into a business, but this time it enlists the support of an unusual ally. Makani Power, a company that produces electric kites, has become a fully-fledged subsidiary of Alphabet. They plan to transfer technology from land to water, where the wind is stronger. They rely on the fact that […]

The UK provides extra funding for renewable energy projects in Africa

The UK Government recently made it to the international headlines when it proposed to support the renewable energy projects in Africa by providing extra funds of around £100 million for the good cause. The UK initially provided around £48 million to the Renewal Energy Performance Platform (REPP), which was started in 2015. One of the […]

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