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12.19.11
Scientists create first solar cell with over 100 percent quantum efficiency
12.19.11

Scientists create first solar cell with over 100 percent quantum efficiency

Researchers over at the National Renewable Energy Lab have reportedly made the first solar cell w...

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10.19.11
Apple solar patent wants a sunny display light for your Sunny (De)light
10.19.11

Apple solar patent wants a sunny display light for your Sunny (De)light

Let's begin with the usual disclaimer: Apple patent applications do not mean the outlandish tec...

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09.15.11
Intel reveals 'Claremont' Near Threshold Voltage Processor, other conceptual awesomeness at IDF (video)
09.15.11

Intel reveals 'Claremont' Near Threshold Voltage Processor, other conceptual awesomeness at IDF (video)

Thought Intel was done busting out new slabs of The Future at IDF? Wrong. Justin Rattner, the fir...

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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...

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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...

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06.29.11
Oregon engineers roll out cheaper, less wasteful solar cells with inkjet printer
06.29.11

Oregon engineers roll out cheaper, less wasteful solar cells with inkjet printer

It looks like the push to turn the inkjet printer into the next great manufacturer of solar cells ha...

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05.17.11
Mizzou Professor says nantenna solar sheet soaks up 90 percent of the sun's rays, puts sunscreen to shame
05.17.11

Mizzou Professor says nantenna solar sheet soaks up 90 percent of the sun's rays, puts sunscreen to shame

Photovoltaics suffer from gross inefficiency, despite incremental improvements in their power pro...

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05.01.11
Nanocones make solar cells more efficient, sinister looking
05.01.11

Nanocones make solar cells more efficient, sinister looking

Going green is de rigeur, so the sun is becoming a much-preferred source of power. However, solar c...

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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...

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