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October 24, 2018

Energy Yield Enhancement Of Bifacial Photovoltaic Modules

In contrast to monofacial modules, bifacial photovoltaic modules can produce more energy with the same projected area due to their ability to convert irradiation captured on both the front and…
October 22, 2018

The Energy Academy 2015-2018 how did we do?

The Scottish Secretary of State, Alistair Darling, officially opened the new Energy Academy at the Institute of Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt on Friday 20 January 2006. Since then, the Energy…
October 16, 2018

Heriot-Watt scientists aim to restore oyster population

For the first time in a century, thousands of oysters will once again populate a picturesque stretch of water in north Scotland as part of an ambitious project involving researchers…
October 16, 2018

Geothermal Energy - Turning the Old Black into the New Green

Writing in the Scotsman, Heriot-Watt's Chief Scientist Professor John Underhill considers whether it is the legacy of coal, currently deemed the scourge of our energy mix, that could help alleviate…


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