NREL Teams with Berkeley Lab to Analyze Solar Pricing Trends and Benchmark “Soft” Costs for…

Downward pricing for solar projected to continue; soft costs made up 40-50 percent of residential and commercial PV prices in 2010 The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE)’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL) jointly released two reports examining solar photovoltaic (PV) pricing in the U.S. … [continued]

Solar Energy from Any Semiconductor on the Horizon

  Solar power keeps getting more exciting, more accessible, and more affordable every day. The DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has reported that researchers from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California Berkeley have developed solar cells that can be created from from a wide variety of semiconductors, … [continued]