Tech Company Platio Turns Sidewalks Into Solar Panels

You can generate solar energy from the sidewalk or driveway with these durable solar panels ☀️ » Subscribe to NowThis Earth: » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: Hungarian tech company Platio uses recycled plastic to build solar panels into pavements, which… Continue reading Tech Company Platio Turns Sidewalks Into Solar Panels

This Solar Powered Boat Could be the Future of Transportation

How Solar Powered Boats Could be the Future of Transportation. Go to to sign up for free. And also, the first 200 people will get 20% off their annual premium membership. Costs for solar panel systems have been dropping at a blistering pace in the last few years and are being widely used as a… Continue reading This Solar Powered Boat Could be the Future of Transportation

How Australia's Most Powerful $16 Billion Solar Power Plant Will Power Singapore

Australia is preparing to build the world’s most powerful solar power plant. Engineers and builders will have to solve complex problems to cover an area equal to 17 thousand football fields that accommodate photovoltaic panels with a total capacity of 10 Gigawatts. The second challenge will be to transfer this energy to Singapore, the main… Continue reading How Australia's Most Powerful $16 Billion Solar Power Plant Will Power Singapore

Is Solar Power The Future Of Energy?

Solar is not a new energy technology, but its currently undergoing a revolution that could impact the future of energy. With dramatic progress in cost reduction whilst maintaining continal climb in efficiency, solar power is being adopted across the world at an astonishing rate. But how far can photovoltaics take us? How cheap can it… Continue reading Is Solar Power The Future Of Energy?

The dark side of Australia's rooftop solar energy obsession | 7.30

Rooftop solar is considered one of Australia’s renewable energy success stories. But an audit of the clean energy regulator has found there are potentially tens of thousands of badly installed and even unsafe systems on rooftops. Some experts even believe Australia has become a dumping ground for poor quality solar products. Liz Hobday takes a… Continue reading The dark side of Australia's rooftop solar energy obsession | 7.30

How solar energy became the cheapest in history

The sun. One of the most powerful energy sources ever available to humans. The process of exploration this energy began more than two thousand years ago, requiring at first colossal knowledge and skills from a person. Thanks to this labor, today, solar energy has become the cheapest in history. But why, with all its cheapness,… Continue reading How solar energy became the cheapest in history

How the world's largest solar power plant works

More and more countries of the world are beginning to use alternative energy sources, including solar. Therefore, modest rooftop panels are being replaced by “solar farms” spread over vast areas. So, the fourth-largest solar power plant in the world, Benban Solar Park is located in Egypt, covers an area of 37 square kilometers, and generates… Continue reading How the world's largest solar power plant works

Why Transparent Solar Panels Are The Future

A visionary new technology wants to upend the way we power society by harvesting solar energy from windows on your home, the windscreen of your car, and even from the screen of your smartphone. Transparent solar panels offer a clear solution to the problem of where to put new photovoltaic cells. The plan is architects… Continue reading Why Transparent Solar Panels Are The Future