Are your clothes getting enough work done? Sure, they’re comfortable enough, and you like the way they look. But shouldn’t they be doing… well, more? What if your jacket could do something useful, like charge your cell phone, while you’re walking around town in the sunlight? Marianne Fairbanks is an assistant professor at the University […]
Who knew that solar cells could be woven into fabric of a winter coat? When converted to heat currents, that makes a day in sub-zero temperatures a little more toasty. But a new process has the possibility of making organic solar cells more flexible, as part of the fabric itself, in other words, solar textiles. […]
MADISON (WORT) — While many were preparing for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Public Service Commission approved utility rate increases for Madison Gas & Electric customers. Dylan Brogan reports.
Mike Moon interviewed Helios Solar’s General Manager Brent Brucker. Brent Brucker discussed the solar energy market and his company. He stressed the need for alternative forms of energy and the need to buy these products locally. Helios Solar Works is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and manufactures high-performance mono-crystalline solar modules for solar electric systems. To […]
Monday, June 11th Molly Stentz subbing for Brenda Konkel interviewed a panel of speakers about the upcoming 23rd Annual Energy Fair in Custer Wisconsin. Molly interviewed Amy Heart, Milwaukee Director at Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), MREA Events Coordinator Ellie Jackson and Nick Hylla the Executive Director of MREA. In addition to the upcoming Fair, the guest panel […]