Solar Covered ‘Sun Rock’ Building Is Nearly Covered in Shingled Solar Panels, according to Meta Viral.
According to Meta Viral, the Sun Rock is an innovative power supply building that’s commissioned to prepare Taiwan for a shift to greener energy. It will be primarily used by Taipower, the government-owned power company, as a new operational facility in Changhua Coastal Industrial Park near Taichung. Completely covered in solar panels except for where absolutely necessary, […]
France announces 2050 as their target for 100 GW in solar energy
France has set a new target under which it will install 5GW of new PV capacity per year. FEBRUARY 14, 2022 French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a plan to build six new EPR2 type reactors in France. He also promised an acceleration of renewable energy, with targets for photovoltaics and wind power by […]
System can sterilize medical tools using solar heat
System can sterilize medical tools using solar heat Device could provide pressurized steam to run autoclaves without the need for electricity in off-grid areas. David L. Chandler | MIT News Office Publication Date: November 18, 2020 Autoclaves, the devices used to sterilize medical tools in hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ and dentists’ offices, require a steady supply of […]
Solar-powered system offers a route to inexpensive desalination
Passive solar evaporation system could be used to clean wastewater, provide potable water, or sterilize medical tools in off-grid areas. David L. Chandler | MIT News Office Publication Date: February 14, 2022 Original Publishing Here Caption: MIT researchers have developed a solar-powered desalination system that is more efficient and less expensive than previous methods. In this schematic, […]