Russia will build a giant wind farm in the Arctic

The first wind farm in the Arctic should be released in the Arkhangelsk region for a planned launch by 2015 or 2016, according to a report issued by ‘the voice of Russia. The wind farm will be d...

Cheetah program: towards multi-junction solar cells

Industrial Soitec announced it was informed that the European Commission had given the green light for funding the Cheetah program (Guepard), where it comes to developing a new generation of solar cel...

Satellites: solar panels that double as antenna

The EPFL researchers managed to merge antennas and solar cells in a mixed device that promises unprecedented efficiency, this is the first step towards the development of more compact and lighter sate...

Solar energy: two for the price of one

While a high level of energy is observed in the ultraviolet and visible spectrum of light, the greater part of the solar energy is in the infrared. There are, however, another side to the recovery in ...