Archive for the ‘Solar’ Category

Nanotechnology To Help Increase Saudi Solar Village Production 5-Fold

In nano, Nanoscale, Solar on November 3, 2008 at 3:39 am

(Nanowerk News) King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) held a 4-day workshop with IBM Research to discuss the jointly-established Nanotechnology Center of Excellence set up for research into water desalination, solar energy and petrochemicals.
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Getting Wrapped Up In Solar Textiles

In Solar on June 21, 2008 at 3:45 am

Sheila Kennedy, an expert in the integration of solar cell technology in architecture who is now at MIT, creates designs for flexible photovoltaic materials that may change the way buildings receive and distribute energy.

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Nano Vent-skin

In Energy, Microbe, nano, Nanoscale, Solar on June 12, 2008 at 1:22 pm

Nano Vent-skin tries to make existing objects greener with a skin made out of micro wind turbines.
Using nano-manufacturing with bioengineered organisms as a production method, NVS merges different kinds of micro organisms that work together to absorb and transform natural energy from the environment….

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AIST Makes Tree With Solar-cell Leaves

In Energy, Solar on May 27, 2008 at 9:03 pm

A Japanese institute and firms prototyped a foliage plant-like solar cell module by using organic thin-film solar cells.

A leaf-like module featuring bright green solar cells was developed by National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Mitsubishi Corp and Tokki Corp.
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Nanosolar new column from me out

In Energy, Governance, Human Security Food Water..., nano, Nanoscale, Solar on May 23, 2008 at 2:03 pm

Main point is that solar energy seems to move towards the cost level of coal, natural gas…
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