solar panels


Solar Energy's Time in the Sun Has Come for Residential Construction

There’s no denying that renewable energy has become accessible for homeowners, not just large commercial buildings. It’s (...)


10,000 sq km of Solar in the Sahara could provide all the world’s energy needs

A little over 10 years ago David MacKay drew attention by saying “All the world’s power could be provided by a square 10 (...)


Taking complexity out of the building site

Researchers in Europe are developing a new kind of prefabricated energy efficient building façades, equipped with special (...)


Butterfly wings inspire scientists to boost performance of solar panels

Scientists have discovered that the way butterfly wings absorb sunlight could offer engineering insights on how to improve (...)