New blended solar cells yield high power conversion efficiencies
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Hiroshima, Japan (SPX) Dec 14, 2020 Researchers at Hiroshima University in Japan have blended together various polymer and molecular semiconductors as photo-absorbers to create a solar cell with increased power efficiencies and electricity generation. These types of solar cells, known as organic photovoltaics (OPV), are devices that generate electricity when light is incident upon their […]

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Record high values of peak power with picosecond generators
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Washington DC (SPX) Oct 14, 2020 Powerful picosecond generators are in demand in various fields of experimental electrophysics to produce ultrashort electron beams and X-ray pulses in vacuum diodes and to form runaway electron flows in gases. They also have applications in high-power microwave electronics, but researchers are constantly striving to obtain shorter and more […]

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Researchers Finally Measured Radiation Levels On the Moon. They're High.
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Slashdot reader DevNull127 writes: Scientists were able to, for the first time, measure radiation levels on the lunar surface, reports UPI, and nine days ago they published their results: that the radiation levels on the moon are 200 times stronger than on earth — and 2.6 times higher than those on space station. One of […]

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First Day of Solar-Powered School for Mt. Ararat High
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Mt. Ararat High School started classes this past week, with two major changes in store for students: they are attending in a hybrid format due to COVID-19, so only half of the population is there at a time, and they are taking classes in an entirely new, solar-powered school building. Mt. Ararat, which serves students […]

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Sunport Power releases new high efficiency MWT PV Modules
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Wuxi, China (SPX) May 19, 2020 World-class solar module manufacturer Sunport Power, has recently launched the second-generation high efficiency MWT C series and D series modules. Using patented Metal Wrap Through (MWT) technology, Sunport’s classic C6-II and full black D6-II modules offer higher power and greater flexibility of application. The second-generation C6-II and D6-II solar […]

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Supercapacitor promises storage, high power and fast charging
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University Park PA (SPX) May 06, 2020 A new supercapacitor based on manganese oxide could combine the storage capacity of batteries with the high power and fast charging of other supercapacitors, according to researchers at Penn State and two universities in China. “Manganese oxide is definitely a promising material,” said Huanyu “Larry” Cheng, assistant professor […]

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DIY "PEX COIL" Solar Water Heater! – High temps! – No crimping! – Sunsafe! – PEX Made Easy!
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DIY Solar Thermal PEX COIL Water Heater! PEX Solar Water Heater! Easy DIY! No Soldering, Clamps, Crimp Rings, Glues, Unions, or that expensive crimping tool! in my design it’s just 2 push-to-fit “shark-bite” connectors! (located outside of collector) and because it’s all one piece of tube, the unit has no potential internal leak points. PEX […]

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Solar products in high demand in Valley
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Srinagar (J&K), Feb 01 (ANI): People living in Kashmir Valley are using different items of solar products, which are available in markets like Lanterns, Solar lamps, Inverters and other items to cope with shortage of electricity. As valley faces huge shortage of electricity during winter season and so this new concept is adopted completely by […]

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