Solar Powered Military Uniforms Get Ready

March 21, 2011 / No Comments

Scientists in the UK are working on a solar powered kit that could lessen the burden on soldiers and increase their mobility by 50%. The kit is designed by the Universities of Glasgow, Loughborough, Strathclyde, Leeds, Reading, and Brunel and funded by both the Ministry of Defense and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

Taiwan’s Gintech, China’s Suntech Takes Aim at Japan

February 27, 2009 / No Comments

Japan says it is a leader in solar cell manufacturing. Taiwan and China want a piece of Japan's solar panel market, especially considering the onslaught of business that is expected. Meanwhile, a Taiwanese solar cell manufacturer Gintech Energy Corp. will supply Japanese companies this year on an OEM basis. Low-cost production is why Gintech hopes to sell 50,000kw to 75,000 kW worth ...