Science & Technology

Öko-Institut sees future of road freight transport clearly in battery drives

31/08/2023 - 14:42

In a research project, the Freiburg, Germany-based Öko-Institut has evaluated various types of drive for road freight transport »in... read more

Extremely fast charging, non-flammable, ten times longer life: Empa spin-off wants to bring solid-state battery to market

30/08/2023 - 15:45

Under the name »BTRY« (pronounced »battery«), researchers of the »Thin Films and Photovoltaics« laboratory at the Swiss Federal... read more

REC presents »residential« module with HJT cells and 470 watts

29/08/2023 - 17:46

The Norwegian REC Group is announcing its most powerful solar module to date for the residential sector (i.e. with comparatively small... read more

Incat builds world's largest battery-powered vessel

25/08/2023 - 16:12

The Australian shipyard Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd, which specializes in aluminum catamaran designs, is building what it claims to be the... read more

125 MW PV plant in Bavaria also to supply district heating

25/08/2023 - 16:06

In the municipality of Bundorf, Bavaria, one of the largest solar parks in Germany is about to be commissioned with 125 megawatts of... read more

Smartvolt sees »foldable« PV system as »answer to the shortage of skilled workers«

24/08/2023 - 16:22

Swiss-based Smartvolt AG apparently sees the ubiquitous shortage of personnel as an opportunity for its »SmartSolarBox« for flat roofs.... read more

ISE integrates solar cells into bonnets

23/08/2023 - 18:42

The German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has integrated solar cells into the standard engine hood of a passenger car... read more

45 Swiss motorway service areas to receive folding solar roofs

23/08/2023 - 17:10

Last year, the Swiss Federal Roads Office (ASTRA) called for rest areas and noise barriers to be equipped with photovoltaic systems. The... read more

Study on »acceptance of energy infrastructures«

22/08/2023 - 12:46

A study conducted by the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany investigates »people’s attitudes toward... read more

UbiQD and First Solar to continue exploring potential of quantum dots

16/08/2023 - 15:06

U.S.-based UbiQD, Inc. and First Solar, Inc. plan to continue to jointly explore the potential for incorporating fluorescent quantum... read more