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Solar Energy from Rain

While solar energy provides consumers with a renewable and sustainable source for their electricity needs, adverse weather conditions can limit solar panels from producing as much energy as they could in normal conditions, reducing their efficiency. During bad weather, stored energy within the ...

Amazing solar cell printer makes energy-generating photographs

Researchers in Finland have developed a unique method for printing solar cells with any image or text you can think of – like a photo of your loved ones or a special message. The technique uses photovoltaic ink and dye-sensitized solar cells to create custom images that can be framed and enjoyed ...

Solar-powered tuk-tuk reaches UK after road trip from India

Naveen Rabelli belatedly crosses Channel after passport was stolen in France, and hopes to end journey at Buckingham Palace. An engineer and his solar-powered tuk-tuk have arrived in Britain at the end of a seven-month, 6,200-mile overland adventure – despite a last-minute mishap. Naveen ...

Solar Express

The Solar Express is a space train that would be designed and used to ferry humans, supplies and minerals between celestial bodies and space stations in our solar system. It would run non-stop, so smaller vessels would need to catch the train when it passed by. The Background In space, the most ...