CSEM: White Solar Panels

Swiss non-profit applied research company Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique (CSEM) based in NeuchĂ tel has developed a new solar panel technology that appears to be white. Until now solar…

Blu-Ray disk foil

Researchers at Northwestern University, USA have discovered that the foil on a Blu-ray disk that carries the digital data is one of the most efficient (and cheapest) ways of making…

KhepriCoat®

In Venray in the Netherlands DSM Advanced Surfaces is producing a patented foil marketed under the name KhepriCoat® which can be placed on a solar panel to reduce the amount…

SolarLeaf Bio-reactor Facade

SolarLeaf is the first commercial system which cultivates micro-algae in the facade of a building. The algae are grown within structural glass sheets that can be used to clad a…