Transparent solar technology represents ‘wave of the future’ | MSUToday | Michigan State University

See-through solar materials that can be applied to windows represent a massive source of untapped energy and could harvest as much power as bigger, bulkier rooftop solar units, MSU scientists report in Nature Energy. Source: Transparent solar technology represents ‘wave of the future’ | MSUToday | Michigan State University

Instant bank transfers are coming to PayPal and Venmo — TechCrunch

PayPal announced this morning a plan to speed up money transfers between its service, Venmo and users’ bank accounts for those with supported MasterCard and Visa debit cards. This new “instant transfers” service will be available at a rate of $0.25 per transaction, and will deliver funds in a matter of minutes, instead of the… via [More]

Recharge batteries instantly

Industry may soon address one issue with going electric with some improvements to the “Flow Battery” concept. A flow battery, or redox flow battery (after reduction–oxidation), is a type of rechargeable battery where rechargeability is provided by two chemical components dissolved in liquids contained within the system and separated by a membrane.[More]