Solar Carport Serves Multiple Purposes For Bakersfield Medical Clinic

solarindustrymag: The Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC) in Bakersfield, Calif., has been providing care for cancer patients for decades. Now known as the West Coast’s biggest free-standing cancer center, CBCC has benefited from a solar carport system for the past couple of years. Built in partnership between Baja Carports and Cenergy Power, the project […]

Europe could generate a quarter of its energy demand with rooftop panels.

Bloomberg: Europeans can massively expand low-cost solar generation just by tapping the space over their heads. That’s the conclusion of researchers who used satellite imagery, electricity prices and lending data to assess the untapped energy potential of Europe’s buildings. Rooftop area three times the size Luxembourg is available and could economically supply almost a quarter […]

Invisible solar cells for car roofs

PV-Magazine: An increasing number of carmakers and research institutes are developing concepts that combine e-mobility and solar. Thus far, range additions from in-car panels of between 10 and 60km are the limit of innovation. The Fraunhofer roof is tinted with a color that hides the cells but lets through most of the light. The Fraunhofer Institute […]