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Windows that act as solar panels could be on the horizon

Solar adoption is at an all-time high rate in Australia. There are already two million households that have solar installed and more are joining the party every day. This rate of activity makes Australia a world leader in the space, and it’s looking like a bright path for the near future. But there’s always a ‘but’. The […]

Energy Policy: Supporting Low Carbon Transition in Asia and the Pacific

Transparent Solar Windows Could Be Coming Soon

The most abundant of green energy sources, solar power will likely play a large role in transitioning humanity off fossil fuels. While solar panels have recently become cheaper and more efficient, powering farmers in Afghanistan and remote areas of the world, their opacity poses a practical problem for designers: there’s just plenty of surfaces where […]

Energy Policy: Supporting Low Carbon Transition in Asia and the Pacific

STUDENT INVENTS SOLAR WINDOWS THAT TURN FOOD WASTE INTO RENEWABLE ENERGY

Carvey Maigue, a student at Mapúa University in the Philippines, is the first-ever Sustainability Winner of The James Dyson Award 2020. Maigue’s AuREUS system converts food waste into UV sequestering windows and walls that can produce renewable energy. According to the project summary, AuREUS is designed to increase people’s access to solar energy. It will […]

Energy Policy: Supporting Low Carbon Transition in Asia and the Pacific