Sharp has achieved the world’s highest solar cell conversion efficiency of 35.8% using a triple-junction compound solar cell. Unlike silicon-based solar cells, the most common type of solar cell in use today,..
The Toyota FT-EV II, which stands for Future Toyota Electric Vehicle II, is a concept car created from the core technology of the Toyota Hybrid System in the pursuit of the ultimate..
The new Sanyo upgraded AA- and AAA-size eneloop rechargeable batteries can be recharged approximately 1,500 times- a new milestone for the rechargeable battery industry, making eneloop the industry No.1. The latest breakthrough..
Sanyo has achieved the world’s highest-level conversion efficiency of 22.8% at the research level in a practical size, using an ultra-thin HIT solar cell with a thickness of 98μm, which is less..
New ultra-efficient electric drive line from Smith Electric will increase electric vehicle range by up to 20 percent
Smith Electric Vehicles in North East England is working on a new ultra-efficient electric drive line, along with smarter, more energy efficient ancillary systems, such as heating and air conditioning. Combining all..
Construction has been completed on Tokai University’s solar car equipped with Sharp solar cells boasting the highest level of conversion efficiency in the world. The Tokai Challenger solar car is equipped with..
South Korea’s Wonju City installs 520 LED-based streetlamps with 37440 Osram GOLDEN Dragon Plus LEDs
An impressive 520 LED-based streetlamps with 37,440 Osram Golden Dragon Plus LEDs (cool white) were installed in Wonju City in Gwang Won province, South Korea by replacing traditional MH 250W and 400W..
Coming Soon-Quick charging system for electric vehicles using solar panels and lithium ion batteries
Nissan and Showa Shell will start studies on joint development of a quick charging system for electric vehicles (EV) using Showa Shell’s next-generation CIS solar panels and Nissan’s advanced lithium ion batteries..
China Mobile China’s leading telecommunication operator has established the world’s largest solar energy-powered base station cluster in Tibet Autonomous Region, following a four-year construction. In 2005, the Tibet Company launched the project..