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Using computers to virtually test new molecules could lead to new types of solar cells.
Solar manufacturers are eager to implement several new technologies that could make solar power cheaper, and the panels easier to make.
Researchers describe a way to make solar cells that can be applied like stickers to different surfaces, broadening applications.
The reported acquisition by the Chinese company Hanergy is another sign lean times for Alta Devices, but it could ultimately help the technology.
By making silicon wafers cheaper, 1366 hopes to ride the next boom in solar power.
Predictive analytics can lower the costs associated with connecting wind and solar to the grid, says IBM.
The government’s energy research agency is spending $30 million to demonstrate cheap solar power that’s available day and night.
Combining aspects of high-energy lithium-sulfur batteries with flow battery technology can lower costs.