Solarpanels

07.17.12
3D, light-trapping solar cells successfully fabricated by Solar3D
07.17.12

3D, light-trapping solar cells successfully fabricated by Solar3D

Solar3D probably isn't a company you're particularly familiar with... at least not yet. The Califo...

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07.08.12
Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees
07.08.12

Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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05.03.12
Logitech unveils its Solar Keyboard Folio for the new iPad and iPad 2, we go hands-on
05.03.12

Logitech unveils its Solar Keyboard Folio for the new iPad and iPad 2, we go hands-on

There are all sorts of ways to go green these days, from driving an EV to installing super efficie...

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04.18.12
Tesla pairs up with SolarCity, will power off-grid homes as well as cars
04.18.12

Tesla pairs up with SolarCity, will power off-grid homes as well as cars

If you've ever dreamed of thumbing your nose at big energy and its expensive, polluting ways, then...

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04.04.12
Researchers create incredibly thin solar cells flexible enough to wrap around a human hair
04.04.12

Researchers create incredibly thin solar cells flexible enough to wrap around a human hair

You've probably heard that the sun is strong enough to power our planet many times over, but withou...

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02.09.12
Nanoshells trap light for more efficient solar panels
02.09.12

Nanoshells trap light for more efficient solar panels

Scientists at Stanford are hard at work trying to improve the efficiency and durability of solar pa...

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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...

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12.08.11
Has James Bond gone green? Bulletproof electric roadster in the works
12.08.11

Has James Bond gone green? Bulletproof electric roadster in the works

Warding off assassins while saving the environment just became a cake walk with the Jo-Mojo,...

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10.17.11
GE's new factory will push out one solar panel every ten seconds
10.17.11

GE's new factory will push out one solar panel every ten seconds

General Electric is sending its troops to Colorado to conquer the thin film solar panel busines...

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