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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

Is E.coli Key to More Efficient Solar?

E.coli and solar are not usually two terms we mention in the same sentence. E.coli bacteria are responsible for some of the worst food poisoning outbreaks in the world, while [...]

July 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Squeezing Solar Cells for More Power

Sometimes it takes some out-of-the-box thinking to come up with a what seems like a simpler solution to a problem. Physicists at the University of Warwick have published new [...]

April 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Flexible Photovoltaics Come Into Fashion

Now that personal electronics have become fashion accessories—and the fashion industry is pursuing wearable electronics—designers and manufacturers are looking to bring [...]

June 25, 2016 // 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