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2014-01-22 10:27:34

Photovoltaic energy conversion offers one of the best means for the future of renewable energy in the world.

2013-01-28 11:54:59

The sun’s energy is virtually limitless, but harnessing its electricity with today’s single-crystal silicon solar cells is extremely expensive — 10 times pricier than coal, according to some estimates.

Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source Uncovers New Path To More Efficient Organic Solar Cells
2013-01-07 12:42:39

Working at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS), a premier source of X-ray and ultraviolet light beams for research, an international team of scientists found that for highly efficient polymer/organic photovoltaic cells, size matters.

How Solvent Mixtures Affect Organic Solar Cell Structure Revealed
2012-10-04 15:54:25

Controlling “mixing” between acceptor and donor layers, or solar cell domains, in polymer-based solar cells could increase their efficiency, according to a team of researchers that included physicists from North Carolina State University.

Organic Solar Cells One Step Closer To Success
2012-06-15 13:24:53

Organic solar cells have long been a promising alternative to conventional solar cells, but their low efficiency, low stability, and low strength have kept them from widespread commercial use.

New Solar Cells Shine With Potential
2012-05-24 11:34:04

Today’s solar cells have several limitations, including high production costs, low efficiency and durability, and reliance on scarce materials for production.

New Solar Cell Grabs More Of The Sun's Energy
2012-02-09 04:24:13

New solar cells could increase the maximum efficiency of solar panels by over 25%, according to scientists from the University of Cambridge.

2011-08-16 23:18:40

In the world of solar energy, organic photovoltaic solar cells have a wide range of potential applications, but they are still considered an upstart.


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