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Solar Race Car Gets Aluminum 3D Printed Roll Cage

3D printing has proven time and again to be a powerful enabling technology for specialty sectors like motor sports. There, it can be leveraged for experimental applications that demonstrate the…

LiDar and its Applications Part 11 – Solar Planning

This article talks about the value of solar planning and resource management. The way LiDar technology can be used to help in urban development along with solar energy planning is vital for a Circular Economy thought process.

DiManEx Supplied Over 60 3D Printed Interior Parts for Lightyear One Solar Car Prototype

Dutch company DiManEx uses a network of AM partners to embed 3D printing in industrial supply chains, and has just announced that its latest collaborator is Lightyear, a company also based…

What is the Future of 3D Printed Solar Panels?

The solar industry in the United States is booming. In the last 10 years, the industry has grown by more than 50% a year, employing more than 240,000 Americans. In…

Italy: Experimenting with Coffee in 3D Printed Collectors for Better Solar Absorption

3D printing can be performed in countless ways; in fact, the choices are as infinite as the ability to innovate using this technology with an expanding force of hardware, software,…

Chinese Scientists Building Solar Space Station, Projecting that 3D Printing & Robotics Will Assist in the Future

Once again, 3D printing and robotics are to be called on as futuristic space plans are developed, this time by the Chinese as they look toward creating a solar power…

Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Using an Ecostruder, Recycled E-Waste and Solar Power

Electronic devices are a part of daily life for people across the world – laptops, smart phones, tablets, fitness bands, etc. They’re wonderful to have for many reasons, but none…

Universities Team up to Bring Solar Powered 3D Printing to Colombia

3D printing has been agreed upon by many to be an effective way for people in developing countries and areas to produce their own goods and start businesses. However, many…

Sandia’s 3D Printed Solar Power Receivers Up To 20% More Effective Than Current Technology

The power of the sun, better known as solar energy, can be collected and harnessed with solar cells, and used to power 3D printers, modes of transportation, load-bearing carts, long-running motors, and…

3D Printed, Solar-Powered Cart Could Help Ease Water Troubles in Developing Countries

How far do you have to go to get water? If you simply have to walk into the bathroom or kitchen, you’re one of the luckiest people in the world….

3D Printing to Celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse

In case you had somehow missed the reports that have been flooding the news and social media all over the United States, the solar eclipse that’s happening this Monday, August…

Simusolar and Sculpteo Use 3D Printing to Bring Solar Energy to Tanzania

Between three countries – Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania – is Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. On its shores, the people of Tanzania depend on the fish that come…

AFRL Researchers Inspired by Newsprint Use 3D Printing and Perovskites to Fabricate Cost-Efficient Solar Cells

A friend told me once that it was possible to make an inexpensive, working solar oven just by painting a big cardboard box black and lining the inside with tinfoil,…

US Solar Cell 3D Printer Usage

On May 25th 2017, the U.S notified the WTO and its 164 countries that it may place safeguard tariffs on imported solar cells. From 2012 the U.S. produced market share…

Sigma Labs Wins Contract from Solar Turbines to Use IPQA Technology

Since late 2016, Sigma Labs, which provides quality assurance software under its PrintRite3D brand, has been announcing agreements with other companies left and right over the last year, from Aerojet…

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