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Will Technology Save the World? Two Atheist and Two Christian Professors Discuss

Transparent solar cells are here, but they won't see the light of day for years

Imagine a world where every pane of glass on the planet – from the screen on your smartphone to the windows on your house – was a solar panel capable …

Clean Energy

Transparent coating keeps solar cells cool and efficient throughout the day

Stanford engineers have developed a transparent silicon overlay that can increase the efficiency of solar cells by keeping them cool. The cover …

Clean Energy

Researchers have identified a contributing factor to short lifetime in perovskite solar cells

<b>Perovskite solar cells are the rising star in photovoltaics. They absorb light across almost all visible wavelengths, they have exceptional power</b> …

Genetically engineered virus doubles efficiency of solar cells

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) have developed a genetically engineered virus that could help solar cells generate …

Clean Energy

‘Kirigami’ Solar Cells Soak up More Sun

Solar cells capture up to 40 percent more energy when they can track the sun across the sky, but conventional, motorized trackers are too heavy and …

New kind of solar cell could capture significantly more energy than current cells

New solar cells could increase the maximum efficiency of solar panels by over 25%, according to scientists from the University of …

Clean Energy