Photovoltaic

05.28.14
What you need to know about solar energy
05.28.14

What you need to know about solar energy

Right now, you can install relatively cheap technology on your own roof and power your house, gadg...

By S. Dent,   05.28.14
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01.21.14
Heat-sensitive solar cell could lead to much more on-demand energy
01.21.14

Heat-sensitive solar cell could lead to much more on-demand energy

It's tough to build solar cells that capture both heat and light -- most of these multi-talented d...

By J. Fingas,   01.21.14
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04.22.13
IBM solar collector will concentrate the power of 2,000 suns, keep its cool
04.22.13

IBM solar collector will concentrate the power of 2,000 suns, keep its cool

Modern solar collectors can concentrate only so much energy for safety's sake: too much in one pla...

By J. Fingas,   04.22.13
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01.11.13
Wysips solar-cell display reaches 90% transparency milestone, we go eyes-on
01.11.13

Wysips solar-cell display reaches 90% transparency milestone, we go eyes-on

Wysips popped by our trailer at the show this year to celebrate the 90% transparency of its photov...

By S. Cooper,   01.11.13
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09.26.12
Sharp unveils semi-transparent solar panels, lets you see the sun while reaping its benefits
09.26.12

Sharp unveils semi-transparent solar panels, lets you see the sun while reaping its benefits

Sharp has announced an unusual photovoltaic panel for the Japanese market that collects energy fro...

By S. Dent,   09.26.12
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08.28.12
Spherical glass lens concentrates sunlight by up to 10,000 times, boosts solar cell efficiency
08.28.12

Spherical glass lens concentrates sunlight by up to 10,000 times, boosts solar cell efficiency

Eking out more power from solar cells is an ongoing challenge for scientists, and now architect An...

By A. Santos,   08.28.12
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08.20.12
IBM alliance sets efficiency record for solar power cells using common materials
08.20.12

IBM alliance sets efficiency record for solar power cells using common materials

There have been more than a few solar power efficiency records set in the past few months, let alo...

By J. Fingas,   08.20.12
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08.15.12
CUBEDGE EDGE.sound Bluetooth speakers coming September 1
08.15.12

CUBEDGE EDGE.sound Bluetooth speakers coming September 1

A lot of nice Bluetooth speakers that work with your iPhone, iPad, or Mac have been making thei...

By S. Sande,   08.15.12
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07.29.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D printed boat, algae-based biofuel and a bus that does push-ups
07.29.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D printed boat, algae-based biofuel and a bus that does push-ups

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

By Inhabitat,   07.29.12
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