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Spray-on Solar Cells from Mitsubishi

August 29th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

You probably don't think of cleantech when you think of Mitsubishi, but it's been pushing its name into the field lately. A couple years ago, it broke the PV solar cell efficiency record. This year, it unveiled solar-powered EV charging stations at it headquarters in Cypress, California. And I've just read that it is developing spray-on solar cells

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Coming Soon: Spray-On Solar Panels

February 5th, 2009 | by Ariel Schwartz

Spray-on tans, spray-on solar panels…what’s next? Researchers at the Australian National University are working with Spark Solar Australia and Braggone [&hellip

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Caffeine Wakes Up Perovskite Solar Cells

April 26th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at UCLA have created perovskite solar cells that are 25% more efficient and longer lasting than current cells. What's the secret ingredient? Caffeine.

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“Invisible” Solar Panels are on the Way

February 23rd, 2012 | by Tina Casey

  Window gazers of the future may soon find themselves looking right through an energy-producing transparent glass solar panel, if [&hellip

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Quantum Dot Solar Cell Improvements Show Remarkable Potential to Balance Solar Performance & Cost

September 28th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

As far as innovation on the technology front, this one is a winner. In tabulating efficiency ratings, however, quantum cells don't seem to perform as well as either silicon-based or CIGS solar cells. This may soon change. Nature Materials writes that a new efficiency record for wrapping colloidal quantum dot solar cells may represent a step towards narrowing the gap

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Solar-Thermal Innovations at Wake Forest

April 15th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

These polymer solar-thermal based cells constitute “a system that is ultra-efficient in home heating and cooling” according to David Carroll, Ph.D., Director of Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials at Wake Forest University,

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