27 Jul '16, 2pm

Scotland's academics are pushing the boundaries in #solar:

Posted on 27/07/2016 by Nick Sharpe First Scottish Renewables Solar Conference to take place in Edinburgh in September Scotland is quickly becoming a hub for research into solar power, with scientists from 10 universities probing the potential of the renewable energy source. Current projects are looking at: Developing cutting-edge materials to produce more energy, more cheaply Making fuel from carbon dioxide using sunlight How panels would work on the moon How to freeze-proof solar technology for Scotland’s harsh winters Using satellite-mounted mirrors to focus a concentrated beam of sunlight at a solar collector on Earth Millions of pounds have been invested in Scotland’s booming solar research sector in recent years. Now academics are joining forces with industry to plot the future of the sector. Scottish Renewables’ first Solar Conference will be held in association wit...

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