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Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but it's also relevant for solar panel efficiency. "A dirty solar panel can reduce its power capabilities by up to 30... Read More »
Researchers from the University of Toronto have created the world’s most efficient colloidal quantum dot  (CQD) solar cells ever. The researchers’... Read More »
When UCLA researcher Yang Yang looks out a window, he sees opportunity. Yang's focus isn't on what's beyond the window, but the window itself --... Read More »
Typical commercial solar cells are not efficient enough for the research team lead by MIT postdoc Dörthe M. Eisele, so they’ve turned to mother nature for... Read More »
Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have developed a new “phase tuning” technique for controlling the crystalline structure of titanium dioxide at... Read More »
North Carolina State University researchers have devised a new nanoscale “sandwich” design technique for thin-film solar cells, creating significantly slimmer cells... Read More »
A multidisciplinary team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in Spain has discovered a new mathematical approach to simulate the electronic behavior of... Read More »
Fundamentally, most of the energy we use on the earth comes from the sun -- from fossil fuels to wind and photovoltaics. Nature has been evolutionarily perfecting... Read More »
While scientists worldwide work to develop novel materials to increase photovoltaic solar cell efficiency, researchers from the Loo Lab at Princeton University are... Read More »
Forests of carbon nanotubes are an efficient alternative for platinum electrodes in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSC), according to new research by collaborators at... Read More »
A team at George Washington University has demonstrated a new solar process that can produce lime (CaO) for cement without any emission of carbon dioxide, and at... Read More »
Researchers at UCLA’s school of engineering and UCLA’s California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI) have developed a device to convert sunlight into... Read More »
In a new study, researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and UCLA's California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI) report that... Read More »
New solar cells could increase the maximum efficiency of solar panels by over 25 percent, according to scientists from the University of Cambridge. Typically, a solar ... Read More »
Feb 8, 2012
Within a few years, people in remote villages in the developing world may be able to make their own solar panels, at low cost, using otherwise worthless agricultural... Read More »
Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have combined two worlds --quantum physics and nano physics -- and this has led to the discovery of a new method for laser... Read More »
It is understandable why most people believe solar power is more of a futuristic technology than a modern one. Solar power is still prohibitively expensive... Read More »
Ultrafast lasers, which pulse at durations of 100 femtoseconds, or quadrillionths of a second, and cause electrons to reach temperatures above 60,000 degrees Celsius, ... Read More »
  SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A row between China and the United States over imports of cheaper solar products won't be the sector's death-knell but... Read More »