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DuPont is expanding its solar business, from ramping up production capacity to the recent release of a new substrate material for thin films.
Date: 02/14/2010
Type: Blog
Filament made of carbon nanotubes.
Using carbon nanotubes (hollow tubes of carbon atoms), MIT chemical engineers have found a way to concentrate solar energy 100 times more than a regular photovoltaic cell.
Date: 09/12/2010
Utility Xcel Energy reports that a huge battery has worked effectively in smoothing out variable wind power, signaling how pockets of energy storage can help create a cleaner grid.
Date: 08/04/2010
Type: Article, News
Sandia National Laboratories scientists have developed tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used.
Date: 12/22/2009
Type: News
Global Solar Energy is the first company to exceed 13 percent efficiency of thin film solar power modules.
Date: 02/25/2010
Type: News
Google Energy LLC applies to become an electricity marketer to help better manage energy supplies for its operations.
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: News
Google is trying to meet its growing energy demands by investing in the clean energy market. The company plans to become a major player in capturing, owning, tracking and trading energy.
Date: 05/05/2010
Type: Blog, News
Conventional batteries take so long to charge that they cannot efficiently store braking energy. Graphene supercapacitors store almost as much but charge in just 16 seconds.
Date: 11/18/2013
Type: News
A new method of capturing the higher energy sunlight that is usually lost as heat in conventional solar cells could double solar-to-electric power conversion efficiency.
Date: 06/18/2010
Type: Article, News
Whether or not legislation requiring energy storage passes, California will need approximately 4 GW of storage in order to reach its renewable energy goals.
Date: 03/05/2010
Type: Blog

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