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Scientists develop organic solar cells that could convert indoor light to electricity

Scientists have developed organic solar cells optimized to convert ambient indoor light to electricity. The power they produce is low, but is probably enough to...

Flexible solar cells a step closer to reality

New discovery could help produce low cost, flexible and stable organic solar cells for use on vehicles, curved surfaces and windows. We could be a...

This device could generate light from cold darkness

An inexpensive thermoelectric device harnesses the cold of space without active heat input, generating electricity that powers an LED at night, researchers report in...

‘Superbolts’ have 1000x the energy of regular lightning

Though the lightning season is winding down in the Southeastern US, “superbolt” season won’t start until November, according to new research. The new study maps...

Scientists find new way to produce lithium-ion battery

Scientists have developed a promising new cathode and electrolyte system that replaces expensive metals and traditional liquid electrolyte with lower cost transition metal fluorides...

This reactor turns carbon dioxide into pure liquid fuel

An electrocatalysis reactor recycles carbon dioxide to produce pure liquid fuel solutions using electricity. The scientists behind the invention hope it will become an...

Scientists set new record in solar energy efficiency

Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) have broken new ground in solar cell energy efficiency and in the process provided a glimpse of the...

Scientists create new solar-powered path to hydrogen fuel production

Scientists create solar-driven water-splitting catalyst to produce renewable energy. Engineers at Lehigh University are the first to utilize a single enzyme biomineralization process to create...

Scientists create better way to harness the power of solar panels

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a way to better harness the volume of energy collected by solar panels. In a new study,...

Scientist make new breakthrough in rechargeable lithium metal battery

A Stanford-led research team invented a new coating that could finally make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long-lasting, which could usher in the...

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