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Facetless Crystals That Mimic Starfish Shells Could Advance

Facetless Crystals That Mimic Starfish Shells Could Advance 3D-Printed Medication

Provided by Nicole Casal Moore, University of Michigan In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets. "We call them nanolobes. They...

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2014-10-24 23:05:19

Various revealing factors play key roles in rise of mainstream solar panel installation and usage by the average consumer. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Looking back, it wasn’t so long ago that solar panel installations were seldom, and mainly done by energy activists alone. It was never a practical option for the average consumer, however in the last few years, this has dramatically started changing. Since the price of traditional energy has steadily been on the rise, prices for green...

2014-10-23 08:26:47

SunEdison continues partnership with Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. to bring clean energy to California BELMONT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services announced today that it has closed on construction financing underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. The funds will be used to construct the 26 megawatt (MW) DC Vega solar power plant located in Merced County, CA. "Vega is...

2014-10-22 23:03:36

Enki Technology, a pioneer in multi-functional coatings for solar applications, today announced that it was awarded a $2 million cooperative agreement by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative through its Solar Manufacturing Technology program to deploy a fully integrated solar glass coating manufacturing line at Flextronics' Customer Innovation Center in Milpitas, CA. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Enki Technology, a pioneer in multi-functional coatings for solar...

2014-10-22 16:22:21

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faraday, a data management platform that uncovers superior customer acquisition strategies for companies selling big-ticket purchases into households, has received a $1 million U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative award. The funding will support the development of the Faraday platform, which uses data analysis and visualization to improve conversion rates. Faraday's map-driven platform includes nearly a terabyte of data on 100...

2014-10-22 08:25:36

Little Rock Solar Facility is first sPower project to use high-efficiency thin-film photovoltaic cell modules SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, announced today recently breaking ground on the 7MWdc (megawatts of direct current) Little Rock Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA. The project is expected to begin commercial operation mid-December 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153574LOGO...

2014-10-22 04:21:10

BAODING, China, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer, known as "Yingli Solar", today announced that the Company has successfully completed its fifth annual global investor day in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on Tuesday, October 21(st), 2014. Logo - http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/04/01/20120401160439160364.jpg At the event,...

2014-10-21 08:26:52

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunpreme, a global solar photovoltaic company that designs and manufactures its own cells and panels, announced that it has demonstrated the world's first Bifacial double glass module with a measured STC output of 503W. With a 15% Bifacial power boost, the effective panel wattage can be enhanced to 575W with an effective module efficiency of 22.2%. A second performance bonus comes from a record low thermal coefficient of module...

2014-10-21 08:25:08

First International Company to reach this milestone BAODING, China and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Solar"), the world's largest vertically integrated solar panel manufacturer, announced today that it has surpassed two gigawatts (GW) of cumulative solar panel deliveries in the Americas. The more than six million Yingli Solar panels delivered are now generating electricity for more than 85,000 solar...

2014-10-20 16:23:21

- Heraeus to also Introduce new Back-side Metallization Paste. TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit will be exhibiting at this year's PV Taiwan 2014 photovoltaic exhibition from October 22(nd) - 24(th) in Taipei, Taiwan. Heraeus, featuring their line of metallization pastes for conventional and advanced solar cell designs in Hall 1, Booth A0708. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140211/PH60816LOGO Heraeus will feature their...

2014-10-20 08:25:13

Newest innovation to marry black silicon and laser technologies. RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incorporating its proprietary advances in laser-processing technology, scientists at Natcore Technology (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) have created an all-low-temperature, laser-processed solar cell. Their latest device does not require temperatures above 350 degrees C for any process step. This development sets the stage for a marriage between Natcore's highly specialized laser...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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