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A manufacturing method that uses light instead of heat wastes less energy and makes the cells more efficient.
By borrowing a trick from optical-fiber technology, a startup makes cells that trap light to create more electricity.
Adding solar cells to screens could prolong the battery life of many electronic gadgets.
Metamaterials that convert lower-energy photons to usable wavelengths could offer solar cells an efficiency boost.
Far-flung data centers could use otherwise unharvestable renewable energy for computation.
Feed-in tariffs make the Canadian province a bright spot for photovoltaics.
A startup’s silicon solar cells save on costs by using less material.
Every clean-tech startup these days claims to have a breakthrough that will finally make renewable and clean energy sources cheap enough to compete with fossil fuels. But are we really on the brink of a clean-energy economy?
A pilot plant at a winery not only generates electricity, it heats the water.