solar innovation

A Molecular Approach to Solar Energy

April 15, 2014 by Energy @ MIT

Solar Tech Innovation


It’s an obvious truism, but one that may soon be outdated: The problem with solar power is that sometimes the sun doesn’t shine.Now a team at MIT and Harvard University has come up with an ingenious workaround, a material that can absorb the sun’s heat and store energy in chemical form.[read more]

How the Sun Solved France's Cigarette Dilemma

December 20, 2013 by Boyd Arnold

Cigarettes and Solar

Today, we bring you a concrete solar innovation: In addition to decreasing pollution and utilizing previously empty urban spaces, this solar innovation that could change the world includes a world capital, cafes, and one of the world’s biggest cash crops.[read more]