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An electron wave function, indicated by orange shading, spreads across several nanocrystalline fullerene molecules in this representation of an organic solar cell heterojunction. Image Credit: Giebink, Penn State

More-Efficient Organic Solar Cells Coming Soon Thanks To New Research On Charge Separation

A new multi-university study focusing on the fundamental science of charge separation has resulted in a greatly improved understanding of the subject — an improved understanding that should lead to more-efficient organic solar cells in the near future, according to those involved. The new work has resulted in the creation … [continued]

Airborne Wind Turbines Win Award

Tall, white wind turbines with long blades are not the only ones out there. People are working on wind turbines of all sorts to try to help solve our climate, energy, and environmental problems. Ben Glass, CEO of Altaeros Energies, and Adam Rein, co-founder of Altaeros Energies, are developing wind turbines … [continued]