Solar cells

02.08.12
Two US startups break solar efficiency records, aim to light up your life
02.08.12

Two US startups break solar efficiency records, aim to light up your life

Two US startups are breaking solar efficiency records in their quest to bring clean, cost-effective...

By A. Munchbach,   02.08.12
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01.20.12
Arman Ahnood teases OLED display with solar cells, idealizes the self-sustaining smartphone
01.20.12

Arman Ahnood teases OLED display with solar cells, idealizes the self-sustaining smartphone

Plenty of effort is going into improving smartphone battery life, but only a few individuals are de...

By Z. Lutz,   01.20.12
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12.25.11
Notre Dame heralds paint-on solar cells, wants to smear your home with its goop (video)
12.25.11

Notre Dame heralds paint-on solar cells, wants to smear your home with its goop (video)

Leave it to the Fighting Irish to take a stab at solving the world's energy woes. Notre Dame researc...

By Z. Lutz,   12.25.11
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08.11.11
Ford teams with SunPower, offers EV owners $10,000 solar charging system
08.11.11

Ford teams with SunPower, offers EV owners $10,000 solar charging system

We might not know how much Ford's expecting for the Focus Electric, but it's already put a hefty...

By C. Trout,   08.11.11
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07.27.11
Apple reportedly considering solar-powered devices
07.27.11

Apple reportedly considering solar-powered devices

Apple and arch-rival/partner Samsung are both looking at creating consumer electronic devices p...

By S. Sande,   07.27.11
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07.12.11
MIT researchers revolutionize solar cell printing, fold the power of the sun into your everyday home (video)
07.12.11

MIT researchers revolutionize solar cell printing, fold the power of the sun into your everyday home (video)

Wouldn't it be neat if you could power a few gadgets around the house with some tastefully chosen...

By J. Volpe,   07.12.11
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04.15.11
Newly discovered properties of light promise better solar batteries, really great tans
04.15.11

Newly discovered properties of light promise better solar batteries, really great tans

Are you tired of waking up to the same old semiconductor-based solar array? Do you yearn for a chan...

By J. Hicks,   04.15.11
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03.24.11
Energy-efficient military uniforms to make solar-powered necktie so last season
03.24.11

Energy-efficient military uniforms to make solar-powered necktie so last season

This definitely isn't the first time we've heard of wearable solar cells, but a new development und...

By C. Trout,   03.24.11
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03.23.11
Wysips wants to turn your phone's display into a solar cell (hands-on with video)
03.23.11

Wysips wants to turn your phone's display into a solar cell (hands-on with video)

We chatted with a fascinating French startup by the name of Wysips here at CTIA today that's showin...

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