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Gold & Silver Nanoparticles Improve Efficiency of Thin-Film Solar Cells at Australia’s Swinburne University of…

Researchers from Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology and Suntech Power Holdings have developed the world’s most efficient broadband nanoplasmonic solar cells for use in thin-film technology. Project scientists report improving the efficiency of existing thin-film cells by up to 8.1 percent through incorporating nucleated gold and silver nanoparticles.

Big Solar Kills Kill-Solar Bill

Arizona’s solar future has been under attack from the state’s Republican majority in the sunniest state in the union with several attempts to repeal the state requirement that utilities generate more of their power from renewable sources. Yet yesterday,  Rep. Debbie Lesko (R) quietly dropped a bill to slow the … [continued]