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NREL Demos Grid-Scale Blockchain

In 2018 we documented the Brooklyn Microgrid and Silicon Valley Power pilots that use blockchain in multiple capacities including energy purchase and EV charging. Now, Wayne [...]

May 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

High Efficiency Solar Cell Lands from Space

After developing a way to produce solar cells using materials previously considered too expensive for use on Earth, scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory [...]

August 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

NREL IDs Markets for Flexible Solar

Thin film photovoltaic (PV) cells have been a target of some skepticism due to cost and scale-up issues for high-performance microcells. However, with new advances, [...]

November 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Solar Cell Efficiency Leaps 44%

While we are used to seeing incremental advances in solar cell efficiency almost every week, these smaller advances of one or two percentage points have not captured major [...]

May 20, 2016 // 0 Comments