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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...
Read more Mar 3 2014, 8:31pm CST
 

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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...
Read more Feb 11 2014, 7:30pm CST
 

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Solar cells cool themselves to produce more power

Source: Engadget

Solar power cells need to stay relatively cool for the sake of both efficiency and longevity, but active cooling (like ventilation) isn't practical; it's expensive, and may block the very rays the cells are suppos ...
Full article at: Engadget 5 days ago, 4:01am CDT
 

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,...
Read more Jan 28 2014, 11:07pm CST
 

India plans to build the world's largest floating solar farm

Source: Engadget

Solar farms need three things: sunlight, photovoltaic panels and a huge expanse of land. It's the third in that list that's hampering green efforts in countries like India, where space is scarce and therefore very expensive ...
Full article at: Engadget Jul 10 2014, 7:32am CDT
 

Simple, inexpensive fabrication procedure boosts light-capturing capabilities of tiny holes carved into silicon wafers

Source: PhysOrg.com

Increasing the cost-effectiveness of photovoltaic devices is critical to making these renewable energy sources competitive with traditional fossil fuels. One possibility is to use hybrid solar cells that combine silicon nanowires with low-cost, photoresponsive polymers. The high surface area and confined nature of nanowires allows them to trap significant amounts of light for solar cell operations. Unfortunately, these thin ...
Full article at: PhysOrg.com Jul 2 2014, 9:00am CDT
 

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...
Read more Jan 27 2014, 9:13am CST
 

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American Ebola Patients At Emory University Hospital Saturday
American Ebola Patients At Emory University Hospital Saturday
American Ebola patients will be transported to Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Saturday, says U.S. State Department. Emory will work closely with local CDC to help patients.
 
Katy Perry Praised by President Obama
Katy Perry Praised by President Obama
It was a once-a-lifetime opportunity and the person who availed it was none other than the Firework singer Katy Perry. She was invited to a dinner at the White House in honor of the Special Olympics and Katy decided to show up. Of all the...
 
Heidi Klum Pic has Zac Posen’s hands on her Naked Boobs
Heidi Klum Pic has Zac Posen’s hands on her Naked Boobs
A recent pic of Heidi Klum had her Project Runway judge Zac Posen’s hands firmly on her naked boobs. It was quite a shocker alright.
 

This Is What Solar Panels Used to Look Like

Source: Gizmodo

This incredibly beautiful object is a dual-axis array of non-imaging solar concentrators—or, in other words, a solar panel. Things have certainly changed, haven't ...
Full article at: Gizmodo Jun 27 2014, 6:00am CDT
 

JA Solar Making Critical Efficiency Gains

Source: Fool.com

Efficiency is becoming a differentiator for solar companies and JA Solar is taking a lead ...
Full article at: Fool.com Jun 26 2014, 12:38pm CDT
 

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...
Read more Jan 27 2014, 4:45am CST
 


 

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