• “Magic” alloy will allow solar cells to capture near-infrared light

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    A team of researchers from the University of Michigan has taken the next step in solar energy technology. Specifically, they've developed a new semiconductor alloy that can capture near-infrared light. In addition to being easier and cheaper to manufacture, ScienceDaily.com reported that the semiconductor alloy is also compatible with the semiconductors utilized in...
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  • Battery breakthrough - Scientists have developed a thermal battery that can gather and store solar heat for use on demand

    Battery breakthrough - Scientists have developed a thermal battery that can gather and store solar heat for use on demand

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    Batteries keep all sorts of gadgets up and running. Now, a group of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has discovered a way to create a “battery” that can store and release heat “on command-at the flip of a light switch.” The system in the battery works by gathering solar heat or waste heat...
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