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The solar assembly from the University of Delaware and other researchers have achieved perhaps the highest efficiency yet measured in experiments.
Date: 04/15/2010
Type: News
WilderShares, LLC provides a full account of its solar installations and how PV effectively powers their building and an electric vehicle.
Date: 04/15/2010
Type: Report
The biggest new word in solar these days is the littlest—nano.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
I.B.M. and a Saudi Arabian research institute are collaborating to develop a desalination plant powered by a new type of solar technology.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
The California Public Utilities Commission has given NREL approximately 3 million dollars to help stimulate their solar power infrastructure.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
A simple chemical treatment could replace expensive antireflective solar cell coatings, bringing down the cost of crystalline silicon panels.
Date: 04/02/2010
Type: News
A review of solar thin film photovoltaics over the past decade reveals a wave of investment and growing market share, but also trials and tribulations.
Date: 03/29/2010
Type: Blog
A Spanish energy and construction giant is seeking commonwealth support to build a $1 billion, 250MW solar power plant in Australia, one of the largest in the world.
Date: 03/16/2010
Type: News
Tags: solar
Scientists at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) have developed a new type of concentrating solar array with a concentrating acrylic lens and reflective walls to focus the sun’s rays onto a strip of photovoltaic (PV) cells, enabling the number of PV cells to be cut by 75 percent.
Date: 03/14/2010
Type: News
Recent advancements in nanopillar arrays lead to more cost-effective photovoltaics.
Date: 03/10/2010
Type: Article

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