Aiden Dwyer, a 13-year-old boy from Long Island, noticed a pattern in the way leaves and limbs grew from trees, and lo and behold! He discovered that when plants produce new growth, it follows a Fibonacci Sequence.more →
Dwyer decided to see if the Fibonacci Sequence could be applied to solar panels.
Let’s say you are out “peace-keeping” in somewhere like Afghanistan. You’re baking their under the hot desert sun and your tactical tablet device is running out of juice. That’s probably more common than we think when it comes to today’s military efforts, but the Australian National University (ANU) has come up with a relatively straightforward solution: solar panels on vests.more →
We are on the way to reaching new heights of innovation with solar energy technology. Solar Impulse, a program based out of Switzerland aims to fly around the world in a solar plane. Their next big step is an international flight from Payerne Switzerland to Brussels Belgium, a 500 km soar.more →
Researchers at Purdue University have successfully implemented their ultrafast laser scribing technique for thin-film solar cells, a promising innovation that may bring down production costs and boost efficiency of photovoltaics.more →
The company Neon Green has been around for some time now producing backpacks, their latest are a line of solar paneled backpacks that harness the energy from the sun allowing you to recharge your hand held devices the way nature intended.more →