Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:05
A new study has found that chemical used to make tofu and bath salts could also replace a highly toxic and expensive substance used to make solar cells.
Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:21
The more light a solar panel`s active elements absorb, the more power it produces. So, researchers have now replaced a two-step process for producing black silicon - highly efficient materials that reflect almost no light - with one.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:45
An Indian-American professor was today named by the White House as the `Solar Champions of Change` in recognition of his immense contribution towards developing alternate source of energy and promoting solar deployment in residential, commercial and industrial sectors.
Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 17:15
Scientists have found a two-dimensional, self-assembling material whose properties are very similar to graphene, but with some distinct advantages, and it may be used to produce solar cells or transistors.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 12:36
In a revolutionary find, British researchers have discovered that a new type of solar cells excel not just at absorbing light but also at emitting it.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 16:39
A new promising approach in understanding the basic mechanisms of light harvesting could help improve the design and efficiency of devices like solar cells in the future.
Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 18:27
Researchers have found an easy way to modify the molecular structure of a polymer commonly used in solar cells, which could lead to more than 30 percent increase in solar cell efficiency.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 16:50
Researchers are trying to improve efficiency is to split energy available from visible photons into two, which leads to a doubling of the current in the solar cell.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 20:55
In a breakthrough, scientists have created an array of solar cells that can withstand the blazing glare of 70,000 suns.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 16:18
Researchers have developed a new technique for improvement of the connections between stacked solar cells.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 14:39
Researchers have discovered that manipulating the `spin` of electrons in organic solar cells, a new class of solar cell mimicking the natural process of plant photosynthesis, dramatically improves their performance.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 19:09
Researchers at Ohio State University are touting a little antifreeze as a key component to a relatively cheap semiconductor material for use in future solar technologies.
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