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In a major breakthrough, scientists have developed a low-cost solar cell material which can also emit light, in addition to converting light to electricity.
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Researchers here have claimed to have developed a simple and economical way of processing to manufacture graphene-based solar cell.
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An international team of chemists, physicists, and engineers has, for the first time, developed a silicon-based optical fiber with solar-cell capabilities that is capable of being scaled up to many meters in length.
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Spinach, which has been made popular for its energy-boosting powers by Popeye the Sailor Man, could be placed into solar panels to create a much greater supply of electricity, researchers say.
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A breakthrough could boost the output of low cost solar cells in rooftop panels by a whopping 40 percent.
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Austrian and Japanese researchers today unveiled solar cells thinner than a thread of spider silk that are flexible enough to be wrapped around a single human hair.
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Doubling the amount of sunlight that a solar cell converts into electricity may be possible just by tweaking its tiny parts.
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Scientists have developed highly efficient electrolyte system for solar cells that can convert sunlight into electricity and retain it for longer period.
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The creation of a 3-D nanocone-based solar cell platform has allowed a team of scientists to boost the light-to-power conversion efficiency of photovoltaics by nearly 80 percent.
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The leaf mimics photosynthesis process by which green plants convert sunlight and water into energy.
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Swiss scientist Michael Graetzel won the 2010 Millennium Technology Prize Thursday for helping to develop cheap solar cells for renewable energy projects.
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