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Nanomaterials could help solar cells convert more sunlight into electricity than once thought possible.
Researchers have demonstrated a new mechanism for converting both sunlight and heat into electricity.
A simple method applies nanoscale texturing over large areas.
The new design could lead to cheaper solar cells.
Abound Solar says it has a simpler process to make cadmium-telluride solar cells.
A layer of optical fiber bristles doubles the performance of organic solar cells in tests.
A Caltech group has created materials that could improve the efficiency of solar cells.
Solar-cell manufacturing techniques could yield LEDs that require 20 percent less energy.
1366 Technologies hopes to cut the cost of solar with cheaper manufacturing.