Sunlight is the most abundant energy source known to man: it powers solar cells, warms the air and is the essential energy for photosynthesis. PF Members offer innovative plans to utilize this valuable resource.
Researchers from the California Institute of Technology have created a prototype for a solar-powered sanitation system that can be used in remote parts of the planet that are not currently served by municipal sewage systems. Caltech's prototype,... Read More
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What if every child had access to a sheltered, inspiring learning space? What if this learning space didn't harm the site on which it sits and could sustain itself by only the sunlight and water that fell on its roof. What if the space also educated... Read More
This week on Bloomberg West we featured a company with an innovative new 3D solar panel! Don't worry, you don't need special glasses see it in action!
Above: Animation describing a three-dimensional photovoltaic cell. Three-dimensional cells are essential in Solar3D's technology.
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By simply adding a rain water cistern catch system with sides and the bottom using rain gutters, homeowners can funnel the rain into large underground or above-ground tanks/barrels, depending on need. This innovation could work for residential and... Read More