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‘we have found a way to deliver sustainable, free power across various transportation applications by replacing the traditional “paint shop” process with integrated solar technology.' The post sono motors covers the sion with solar panels on all straight + curved exterior parts appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A touch of chili peppers can spice up just about any dish – and maybe, it turns out, even solar cells. Researchers have now found that adding a sprinkle of capsaicin to a perovskite precursor can improve the efficiency of solar cells.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Solar Cell, Perovskite, Materials, Efficiency
The International Space Station (ISS) is getting a major upgrade starting this year, as Boeing is tapped to deliver six new solar arrays. They will provide the orbital laboratory with up to 30 percent more electricity for research and commercial applications.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Boeing, International Space Station, Solar Power, Photovoltaic
German startup Sono Motors has shown of its latest vehicle prototype at the online-only CES 2021 expo. The second-gen Sion features 248 photovoltaic panels integrated into the vehicle's body that will top up its battery pack during daylight hours, for up to 20 miles of extra range per day.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Solar Powered, Electric Vehicles, Car, Photovoltaic, CES
The Consumer Electronics Show, known colloquially as CES, is upon us, writes Ashley Norris. One area we will be looking for this year is the rise of the eco-gadgets that […] The post Samsung launches solar remote at CES 2021 appeared first on ShinyShiny.
both the mechanical and R&D teams at sunreef yachts worked on every aspect of the car to combine a knowledge of green tech with a passion for motorsports. The post yacht manufacturer designs fully-electric safari car with solar powered roof to support responsible tourism in africa appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Silicon has long been the gold standard for solar cells, but it’s beginning to reach its limit. Perovskite is emerging as a promising partner, and now engineers have achieved a new efficiency record closing in on 30 percent for this kind of tandem solar cell.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Energy, Solar Cell, Perovskite, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, Silicon, tandem, World Records
aptera motors has introduced the first solar electric vehicle (sEV) that requires no charging for most daily use and boast a range of up to 1,000 miles per full charge. The post aptera’s solar energy vehicle (sEV) claims it doesn’t need charging appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Astronomers have released a stunningly detailed image revealing the structure of a massive sunspot as it temporarily darkened the Sun’s surface on January 28, 2020. The new image was taken during the final commissioning phase of the upcoming Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, which will be capable of revealing structures on our parent star as small as 20 km (12.4 miles) across.Continue ReadingCate
Scientists have condensed decades of footage taken of our Sun’s atmosphere into a 47-minute video showcasing solar activity on a grand scale. The video was released to celebrate the 25th orbital anniversary of the NASA/ESA Solar and Heliospheric observatory (SOHO), which has made countless contributions to humanity’s understanding of Earth’s parent star.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTag


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