Tag: solar

This topic covers solar panels and other types of solar energy generators. Light and heat from the sun can be stored in multiple ways.

Abound Solar is setting up manufacturing facilities with loan guarantees provided by the federal government. The Recovery Act provides funding for construction to several firms which produce solar cells on a large scale. According to the governor of Colorado, the manufacturing plant locations are in Lakewood, Colorado as well as Tipton, Indiana. The Tipton site […]

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Carbon capture using solar power can now potentially remove excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, using a process, STEP, which the scientist Dr. Stuart Licht describes in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. This journal isn’t available to the public but supporting information is available under open access. Lithium is not the only material which […]

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Recently some Spanish business organizations have questioned the reports of Spanish companies that reported solar power production at night. They thought it might be fraud, although there are ways of generating solar power at night. An article by Business Week reported this story. The business group ASIF demanded an investigation. There actually are ways to […]

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Recently, researchers at the University of Cincinnati made a major breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis. A foam structure based on the foams frogs produce to lay their eggs was used as a structure to hold photosynthetic chemicals. These photosynthetic reagents are taken from biological sources such as plant leaves and fungi. The advantage of using this […]

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