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First public lighting system that runs on solar and wind energy

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:58am
Scientists have developed the first autonomous industrialized public lighting system that works with solar and wind energy.

Making waves with lasers could enhance solar cell efficiency

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:45am
Laser processing produces deep ripples in silicon over a wide area — something that could enhance solar cell efficiency.

Perovskites provide big boost to silicon solar cells

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:35pm
Stacking perovskites onto a conventional silicon solar cell dramatically improves the overall efficiency of the cell, according to a new study.

Improved solar panels and printed electronics on the horizon with new material discovery

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:32am
New and improved solar panels could result from the discovery of a new liquid crystal material, making printable organic solar cells better performing.