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2012-08-13 14:52:05

Nanoparticle coating makes it easier to keep solar panel clean, which reduces maintenance and operations costs A University of Houston researcher has developed a nanoparticle coating for solar panels that makes it easier to keep the panels clean, maintaining their efficiency for longer and reducing the maintenance and operations costs. The patent-pending coating developed by physics professor Seamus "Shay" Curran, director of UH's Institute for NanoEnergy, has successfully undergone...

2012-07-16 23:01:25

Focus on technical innovation from 2013 will create new revenue opportunities for PV capital equipment supply chain. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 A technology roadmap for the PV industry is set to emerge during 2013, bringing the PV industry into alignment with adjacent technology sectors where roadmaps typically have broad industry support. The creation of the new PV technology roadmap will be a leading indicator for the new technology buying cycle, which will be driven...

2012-04-29 23:01:17

The Solar Panel Manufacturing industry has experienced sunny days during the past five years. Generous government incentives for energy product manufacturers and downstream solar power generation firms have buoyed revenue. As a result, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will grow at an average of 29.0% annually to $4.1 billion in the five years to 2012, with a 5.0% increase expected in 2012. Further, a growing market for solar worldwide has resulted in industry expansion. US producers...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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