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A new type of solar heaters provides cheaper electricity

Here’s an interesting look at parabolic mirror system for collecting solar energy.

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Solar 3.0: This New Technology Could Change Everything

In this video, explore the world’s fastest improving new solar technology, and provide an exclusive peek inside the lab of a team working on this breakthrough material. Imagine an inexpensive solution of perovskite crystals that can make a photovoltaic cell so thin, that just half a cup of liquid would be enough to power a […]

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Interesting Solar

Solar Panels Plus Farming? Agrivoltaics Explained

Solar panels plus farming? Agrivoltaics explained. Could combining solar panels plus farming be a viable solution to the growing demand for food production and energy demand? This video takes a closer look at adding solar to our farm land as well as some of the side benefits and challenges it creates.

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Are Perovskite Solar Cells Could Be the Future of Renewable Energy?

What if we could build solar panels using materials that aren’t supply-limited and with a lower carbon process? As well as achieving higher efficiencies at the same time? Perovskite solar panels have been promising that future for some time now, but where are they? And are they the future of solar panel technology? This video […]

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Science Solar

World’s Largest Batteries

Practical Engineering explores a scalable (and unexpected) means of mass energy storage. Electricity faces a fundamental problem that comes with pretty much any product that’s provided on-demand: our ability to generate large amounts of it doesn’t match up that closely with when we need it. The storage of electricity for later use, especially on a […]

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