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Student’s research may help increase solar cell efficiency

Stephen Mulligan, a University of Delaware senior studying mechanical engineering, has co-authored a paper explaining the effects of gas flow on newly developed solar cells.

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The Rooftop Solar Challenge – How can we make it easier and more affordable to use solar power in our homes

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is part of a national effort to find out.

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St. Andrew Waterloo’s Church goes on green energy

As many other old buildings St. Andrew Waterloo Church has started to generate its own green energy due to many rooftop solar panels.

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Kyocera bet on green energy in a Japanese largest solar farm

After the Fukushima disaster Japan follows the government’s decision to phase out nuclear power plants and to launch a new feed in tariff scheme from this July in order to drive renewable energy investments.

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Oasis like power plants designed to gather solar and wind power

Solar Wind Desert Power Plant is a new design proposal of the artist and inventor Michael Jantzen.

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Fiber optic cables to light Delancey Underground proposed park in NY

An interesting project in New York East Side was proposed by James Ramsey and Dan Barasch to use sunlight to illuminate the Delancey Underground (Low Line).

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New record set for recycling indoor light to electricity

G24 Innovations has achieved ground-breaking efficiency rates for the indoor performance of its Dye-Sensitised Cells.

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Solar spider silk battery, the thinnest in the world

How thin battery do you think is possible to be realized?

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Liquid fuel to store electricity produced by solar panels

A new method of converting carbon dioxide into liquid fuel isobutanol using electricity produced by solar panels was developed by researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Printed-plastic solar panel project kicks off

Transforming how and where we harvest power is essential for meeting the objectives set out in the Europe 2020 strategy.

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