LiFi in the news again – the connected solar panel

Published on November 12, 2015

Wireless communication using solar energy


Light is used to transmit high speed data and the solar panel is LiFi-enabled to be a receiver – as well as energy harvesting, the solar panel provides energy for LiFi Technology and is a broadband receiver.

This latest news was covered by BBC Radio Scotland ‘Evening News Drive’ in an interview with Professor Harald Haas on Wednesday 11 November 2015.

There has been great interest in this latest prototype developed by the LiFi Research and Development at the University of Edinburgh, and first announced in the TEDGl0bal London in September 2015, including:

  1. Daily Record
  2. The Herald
  3. Alternative Energy Magazine
  4. Compound Semiconductor
  5. Energy Matters (Australia)
  6. Energy News Cyprus
  7. Engineering and Technology Magazine
  8. Innovators Magazine
  9. Link2
  10. New Electronics
  11. OF week (China)
  12. Open Scotland Magazine
  13. Scotland B2B
  14. Scottish Energy News
  15. Solar Love
  16. Solar Server
  17. Solar UK Conference 2015
  18. Tech Week Europe
  19. Wireless