Airports could generate enough solar energy to power a city: Study
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Melbourne, Australia (SPX) Apr 28, 2021 A new study has found Australia’s government-owned airports could produce enough electricity to power 136,000 homes, if they had large-scale rooftop solar systems installed. Researchers at RMIT University compared electricity generated by residential solar panels in a regional Australian city to the potential green energy production of 21 leased […]

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NUS researchers create novel device that harnesses shadows to generate electricity
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Singapore (SPX) May 22, 2020 Shadows are often associated with darkness and uncertainty. Now, researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are giving shadows a positive spin by demonstrating a way to harness this common but often overlooked optical effect to generate electricity. This novel concept opens up new approaches in generating green energy […]

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Windows will soon generate electricity, following solar cell breakthrough
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Melbourne, Australia (SPX) Apr 23, 2020 Semi-transparent solar cells that can be incorporated into window glass are a “game-changer” that could transform architecture, urban planning and electricity generation, Australian scientists say in a paper in Nano Energy. The researchers – led by Professor Jacek Jasieniak from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (Exciton […]

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