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Solar Power on US Campuses Surges 450% in 3 Years

October 7th, 2011 | by Andrew

Solar PV power installations on university and college campuses have surged 450% over the last three years while average cost per Watt has fallen 35% since 2009, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, which has just released a new version of its US campus solar installations database

3D Solar’s 3-D Solar Cell Could Change the Economics of Solar Power

September 13th, 2011 | by Andrew

Santa Barbara's Solar3D Inc. announced that it's completed the design and is on track to complete a prototype of a "super-efficient" 3-D solar cell by the end of 2011. Holding out the promise of substantially increasing solar cell conversion efficiencies, the company believes its 3-D solar cell design "will dramatically change the economics of solar energy."

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