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Biomimetically cooled solar panels deliver higher efficiency plus clean water

Solar panels heat up quickly when the sun shines on them. As a result, the operating…

Editorial office / London

Marc Meuris and Bart Van Winkel

Researchers in Flanders (B) develop flexible and wafer-thin solar panels

Hasselt University and the Flemish research institute imec have jointly founded Enfoil: a new spin-off developing…

Editorial office / Hasselt


Waiting list open for Lightyear 2 solar car

Dutch company Lightyear has opened the consumer waiting list for the Lightyear 2, its affordable solar-powered…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Amer Solar Farm

Floating solar farm on Amer power plant put into operation

Energy company RWE has put its first floating solar farm into operation. The farm has a…

Editorial office / Geertruidenberg

Electric vehicle

‘Used EV batteries goldmine for the Flemish economy’

Used electric car batteries are a potential goldmine for the Flemish economy. This is the conclusion…

Editorial office / Ghent

Auctions hinder growth of renewable energy

China leads in renewable energy capacity at 895 GW

The world’s total installed renewable energy amounted to almost 2,800 Gigawatts in 2020. According to data…

Editorial office / Beijing