SOLAR POWER

SOLAR POWER

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TRANSPARENT SOLAR PANELS TO IMPROVE HARVEST YIELD.

A pilot project has been launched to explore the impact of new transparent solar panels on the yield of certain crops and how the use of sunlight control can in fact increase fruit yield.

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FLOATING SOLAR FARMS

Floating solar farms or “floatovoltaics” are photovoltaic solar power systems that float on reservoirs, dams, or any other body of water. Silicon panels have become cheaper and more effective meaning photovoltaic panels are more efficient as well as having…

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Latest News

Explore the latest news content on how technology innovation is driving environmental changes across the UK and beyond.

Microbusinesses and Net Zero

04 Aug 2022

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Low carbon sources now contribute to more than 60% of the overall energy mix of the UK.

04 Aug 2022

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Nesta publishes report warning thousands more heat pump engineers needed

12 Jul 2022

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Progress report from Climate Change Committee

07 Jul 2022

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