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Photovoltaics

Federico Capasso: Generating Electricity by Releasing Infrared Light

Federico Capasso: Generating Electricity by Releasing Infrared Light One of the less appreciated privileges of becoming a tenured professor at Harvard University is that most people consider even your wildest ideas seriously. Federico Capasso, the Robert L. Wallace Professor of Applied...

Mar 3 2014, 8:31pm CST

When (and Where) Solar LED Lighting Makes Sense

When (and Where) Solar LED Lighting Makes Sense Right now, very few businesses or real estate development companies would think first about using solar panels to run their outdoor lights, but in places where’s no established cabling, solar lights really can make...

Feb 11 2014, 7:30pm CST

Earn Credits For Buying Sustainable Goods when You Charge Your iPhone With Solar

Earn Credits For Buying Sustainable Goods when You Charge Your iPhone With Solar Here is an interesting idea from a German startup: buy its solar panel and battery for charging your mobile gadgets, and the solar energy produced gets converted into credits for buying sustainable goods at a discount....

Jan 28 2014, 11:07pm CST

Do not Expect Solar Cells In iPhone 6

Do not Expect Solar Cells In iPhone 6 Back in November of 2013, I explained in detail the rationale for a sapphire screen on Apple (AAPL) iPhone 6 in my column on Forbes titled Sapphire Screen For iPhone 6 Could Be A Real Gem.  Since then, media...

Jan 27 2014, 9:13am CST

The Rise Of Thin-Film Solar Technology

The Rise Of Thin-Film Solar Technology I am a sucker for data visualization graphics, especially if the data involved energy innovation. Needless to say, I was thrilled to discover a dynamic mapping of the geographic history of thin-film solar cell...

Jan 27 2014, 4:45am CST

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation Many observers feel that energy storage has the potential to be one of the ‘next big things.’ A number of companies are working hard at developing and deploying storage technologies, and raising money as well.  Stem – a...

Jan 17 2014, 9:21am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sunsocket Solar Generator from Aspect Technologies, Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sunsocket Solar Generator from Aspect Technologies, Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sunsocket Solar Generator from Aspect Technologies, Inc

Jan 15 2014, 11:42am CST

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future In solar, bankability is the ultimate four-letter word. Getting final bank approval is one of the most arduous, and needlessly expensive, processes in putting together commercial or utility solar power plants....

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

CES 2015 News
Ascent Solar EnerPlex Case line to Surface at CES 2014

Ascent Solar EnerPlex Case line to Surface at CES 2014 Solar charging cases will be available for the iPhone 5/5S

Jan 2 2014, 11:44am CST

iPhone 5S Solar Case will Debut at CES 2014

iPhone 5S Solar Case will Debut at CES 2014 Ascent Solar Technologies will debut EnerPlex Surfr battery and solar case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S at CES 2014. This new sensation features both a fuel cell and solar power panel.

Dec 28 2013, 12:38am CST

Ascent Solar will Launch EnerPlex Surfr Battery and Solar Case for iPhone 5 and 5S at CES 2014

Ascent Solar will Launch EnerPlex Surfr Battery and Solar Case for iPhone 5 and 5S at CES 2014 Ascent Solar Technologies launched EnerPlex Surfr battery and solar case for the iPhones 5 and 5S. This new sensation features both a fuel cell and solar power panel.

Dec 23 2013, 8:54am CST

I4U news

Britain Has Installed Too Much Solar Power Too Early That Britain currently has half a million households with solar panels is hailed as some great victory: I insist that it’s a disaster. That in the next couple of years a further half million will be installed is said to...

Dec 21 2013, 6:16am CST

Apple Examining Integral Solar Power Converters

Apple Examining Integral Solar Power Converters A patent application exposes that Apple is examining solar power converters to solve the problem of using bulky external converters in its devices

Oct 31 2013, 11:33am CDT

AT&T Launches Free Street Charge Solar Mobile Stations in NYC

AT&T Launches Free Street Charge Solar Mobile Stations in NYC Solar power is the “in” thing right now. That is why AT&T began its Street Charge program in coordination with Goal Zero. It will provide free solar power for smartphones at 25 mobile recharge stations all across New York City.

Jun 19 2013, 4:22am CDT

Dad and Grads Gift Ideas 2012: The Solar Charging iPad Case

Dad and Grads Gift Ideas 2012: The Solar Charging iPad Case Great gift for an environmental savvy person.

May 15 2012, 10:52am CDT

13 year Kid studies Trees and uses Fibonacci to make Solar Cells 50%

13 year Kid studies Trees and uses Fibonacci to make Solar Cells 50% more efficient This is one of these great ideas that are so obvious you wonder why no Silicon Valley Solar company has come up with that yet. It takes a 13-year old kid to show how solar cells are positioned the best way.

Aug 19 2011, 3:55am CDT

Apple and Samsung test Solar Technology for Gadgets

Apple and Samsung test Solar Technology for Gadgets Samsung recently launched a Solar Powered netbook, is an Solar iPhone in the near future?

Jul 27 2011, 9:04am CDT

Samsung NC215 Solar Netbook is available for Pre-Order on Amazon

Samsung NC215 Solar Netbook is available for Pre-Order on Amazon Go Solar, Go Solar.

Jul 12 2011, 8:30am CDT

Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Solar Charging Kit Review: Bringing The Grid With You

Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Solar Charging Kit Review: Bringing The Grid With You Mother nature and I together couldn't kill these panels.

Feb 27 2011, 1:06pm CST

Taking My Smartphone 'Off The Grid' with Solar Power

Taking My Smartphone 'Off The Grid' with Solar Power It is surprisingly easy.

Feb 3 2011, 3:02pm CST

Goal Zero Brought the Coolest Solar Panels Ever to CES 2011

Goal Zero Brought the Coolest Solar Panels Ever to CES 2011 They look like something a modern-day Indiana Jones would use.

Jan 10 2011, 4:17am CST

Goal Zero and Joos: Solar Solutions at CES 2011

Goal Zero and Joos: Solar Solutions at CES 2011 Dirty Pictures and Bad Movies- powered by the Sun!

Jan 1 2011, 3:56pm CST

Solar Keyboards: Did Logitech Start a Trend?

Solar Keyboards: Did Logitech Start a Trend? AU Optronics unveils THEIR solar-keyboard.

Nov 3 2010, 3:02pm CDT

Solar-Powered Robot Grasshopper for $3 + free shipping

Solar-Powered Robot Grasshopper for $3 + free shipping Meritline offers this Solar-Powered Robot Grasshopper for $2.99. With free shipping, that's tied with our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $2. When sunlight hits the solar panel,...

Oct 14 2010, 4:13am CDT

T-Mobile Launches Solar-Powered Cell Site

T-Mobile Launches Solar-Powered Cell Site Call green!

Sep 24 2010, 10:11am CDT

Sharp Solar Hybrid Waterproof Phone launched

Sharp Solar Hybrid Waterproof Phone launched Sharp launches Solar hybrid mobile phone for SoftBank in Japan. The SoftBank 842H 3G flip phone has a solar panel on the cover. Besides the solar cell the SoftBank 842H has more capabilities that make it a fin outdoor...

Jul 28 2010, 7:04am CDT

Solar-Powered Insect Robot for $2 + free shipping

Solar-Powered Insect Robot for $2 + free shipping Meritline offers this Solar-Powered Insect Robot for $1.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $5. When sunlight hits the solar panel, the robot insect vibrates.I4U News brings you daily...

Jul 26 2010, 12:30am CDT

Mitsubishi thin-film Silicon Solar Cell Achieves 14.8% Efficiency Mitsubishi Electric has announced a new breakthrough in thin-film solar cells efficiency. The company has been able to achieve an efficiency of 14.8% conversion. The more efficient a solar cell is at converting sunlight...

Feb 16 2010, 9:00am CST

Energizer Solar Online Retail Store Launches, CES 2010

Energizer Solar Online Retail Store Launches, CES 2010 You don't fully appreciate how awesome solar power is until your solar charger is the only thing keeping you from being stuck without a computer in the middle of nowhere. Solar energy solutions get cheaper, more compact...

Jan 7 2010, 11:52am CST

LG Starts Solar Cell Production

LG Starts Solar Cell Production LG Electronics announced today the launch of solar cell production line in Gumi, about 200 kilometers southeast of Seoul. The new solar cell production line will enable LG to manufacture approximately half a million...

Dec 22 2009, 2:20am CST

ReNu Solar iPod Charger: Being Green Can Be Hot

ReNu Solar iPod Charger: Being Green Can Be Hot Solar technology is awesome. It's easy to use and provides an unlimited source of free electricity wherever you go. Unfortunately, most commercial solar panels looks like, well...solar panels. Thankfully, the ReNu solar...

Oct 26 2009, 11:29am CDT

Sharp Breaks Solar Conversion Efficiency Record

Sharp Breaks Solar Conversion Efficiency Record Solar power isn't just some pie-in-the-sky power source that might be effective "some day". Right now, solar cells are cheap and effective enough to be useful in a wide variety of real world tasks. When I go camping, my...

Oct 23 2009, 11:51am CDT

LG Solar Powered eBook Unveiled

LG Solar Powered eBook Unveiled Since eBook Reader is a very hot topic right now, LG Displays decided to show off their new thin-film solar cell in an eBook Reader. The thin-film solar cell featured in the e-book measures 100mm in width and length,...

Oct 12 2009, 1:56am CDT

Sharp Opens World's First 10th-Generation LCD Panel Plant

Sharp Opens World's First 10th-Generation LCD Panel Plant Sharp Corporation started the operations at the new LCD panel plant in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The new Sharp LCD panel plant is the first facility in the world to adopt 10th-generation glass substrates....

Oct 2 2009, 3:00am CDT

Devotec Solar Sound: Portable Solar Boombox, anyone?

Devotec Solar Sound: Portable Solar Boombox, anyone? I awoke early this Monday to find an oddly shaped package lying on the ground in front of my door. Inside it was a little forearm-length black box with a strip of solar panels attached to the top. I smiled as soon as I...

Sep 23 2009, 12:25pm CDT

Orange Unveils Solar Tent

Orange Unveils Solar Tent Orange unveiled a concept solar tent this week at Glastonbury along with the music festival held there. The tent was inspired by the new flexible photovoltaics in development. If the tent is produced, it will be...

Jun 25 2009, 6:49am CDT