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Chemputer

September 9th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

  by David Fuchs Recently a 3D printer called a “chemputer” was announced. The headline read: “Researchers developing ‘chemputer’ that prints [&hellip


Optical Solar Furnace Expected to Slash Cost of Solar Panels

November 28th, 2011 | by Nicholas Brown

A new type of furnace that was recently tested could slash the cost of solar power in the future because it enables manufacturers to focus heat (from light) onto the silicon wafers that are used to manufacture solar cells more precisely and uniformly


Worldwide Market for Solar PV Cells to More than Double by 2020

September 7th, 2011 | by Andrew

The global market for solar photovoltaic (PV) cells will more than double by 2020, rising from 2010's $30 billion to $70 billion,according to South Korea's Samsung SDI, which acquired Samsung Electronics' solar power division earlier this year. Falling prices and supportive government policies will drive the growth



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