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European partnership for next generation of highly efficient silicon thin-film solar modules

Thin-film solar modules are an inexpensive and versatile alternative to traditional solar cells made of crystalline silicon.

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Hybrid Solar Panels to produce simultaneously electricity and hot water

Naked Energy a company from UK developed hybrid solar panels that heat water and generate electricity the same time.

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Solar thermal plants cheap electricity solution

Electricity supplied by solar panels is expensive in this stage and more than that is intermittent because depends on the weather.

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Innovative 3-D designs to improve the performance of solar photovoltaic cells

Innovative 3-D designs from an MIT team can more than double the solar power generated from a given area.

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Solio CLIP-Mini a new eco gadget to power portable devices

An eco gadget called Solio Clip-Mini USB and Solar Rechargeable LED light is described by Treehugger as pocket sized flashlight with a big potential.

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Solar cell using carbon nanotubes turns windows into generators

Imagine a world where the windows of high-rise office buildings are powerful energy producers, offering its inhabitants much more than some fresh air, light and a view.

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English Church goes on renewable energy and most on solar power

The Treehugger published an article about a 900 year old house of worship which goes green and became first zero carbon church in Britain.

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Solar cells made by Kyosemi Spheral can harness solar energy all day long

As in a Threehugger’s article the Kyosemi Spheral modules can harness solar energy all day long with its solar cells 360 degrees.

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Gatwick Airport has 50kW solar panels installed for first time in UK

The 50kW solar panels are installed in the boundary space of the Gatwick Airport by Orta Solar last month is said to be the first in the UK to be installed at an airport.

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Metamaterial could be far more efficient at capturing sunlight than existing solar cells

Metamaterials are a new class of artificial substances with properties unlike anything found in the natural world. Some have been designed to act as invisibility cloaks; others as superlenses, antenna systems or highly sensitive detectors.

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