The sun can provide us with an abundance of energy and it is always accessible. These are some solar Innovations that can bring this energy to our homes.
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A solar microgrid consists of electrical loads, generators, storage batteries, and a solar photovoltaic systems. With it, you no longer have to rely on utility companies for electricity..
Solar cars are on the verge of a breakthrough. Such is the conclusion of a research report on solar energy in the automotive industry.
EIRES wants to design electrolyzers that can be placed in your home to store electricity generated by solar panels or wind turbines.
Former TU/e student Henk Arntz has found a solution that allows solar power plants to produce power profitably on a much smaller scale.
The German solar car Sono is on course for launch in 2022. As of now, the cart can be ordered at a competitive price of 25,000 euros.
Solar Team Eindhoven is changing course. Following the solar-powered family car, this year the team is working on another type of vehicle.
A test setup at TU Delft has shown that solar panels in combination with a low-temperature heat network linked to a heat/cold storage facility can provide a household with enough energy.
The Dutch Delft University of Technology can help with smart computational methods to calculate the energy yield of a lot of buildings in urban environments.
As part of his doctoral thesis, a young scientist at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg has devised a way to make organic solar cells more efficient.
The 0.003 millimeter long 'microswimmer' can swim half an hour in the dark when exposed to light for 30 seconds
Each week here we present a follow-up to one of our well read stories. This week we take a look at how the plans for hydrogen technology are gradually shaping up.
For the past three years, Tessie Hartjes has been writing about how the Dutch start-up Lightyear has evolved from a student team to one of the most promising Dutch start-ups. This is her last column.
A fresh cup of coffee while camping in the wild? No problem! Power outlets are no longer needed if you have a solar car. The Solar Team Eindhoven demonstrated that today.
The Dutch pilot project focuses on water safety, integration into the landscape and public support in the surrounding areas where solar panels are installed on dikes.
TU Munich and the German Space Institute DLR carry out successful tests with satellites using perovskite and organic solar cells.
Every other week EV specialist and Innovation Origins columnist Auke Hoekstra discusses what caught his eye on topical issues or what he runs into where the preservation of our planet is concerned.
Current research at the Technical University of Graz refutes earlier theories on long-range charge transfer between organic and inorganic materials.
The mobility of the future has to become more environmentally friendly. And we have to move away from fossil fuels and environmentally harmful emissions. Research […]
By the year 2030, the countries of the European Union intend to cover about one-third of their energy needs with renewable energy sources. Solar energy […]