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Researchers have published results showing that organic solar cells can be produced on cellulose nanocrystal substrates (CNC). The cells are easily recyclable and are being touted as the first solar cells from materials that...
PV equipment producer Singulus Technologies and solar cell manufacturer M-Cells have signed a letter of intent to expand technological cooperation for commercial production of crystalline silicon cells.
Fires and theft have become growing problems for the solar industry. Leto Solar is now waiting for a patent for its HĖMOS technology which, the company claims, enables the development of solar panels with capabilities to combat...
The U.S. Department of Energy is funding research into battery development and more efficient convertors and capacitors for use in advanced electric vehicles.
Dyesol Limited has secured strategic investment from The National Industrialization Company of Saudi Arabia, or Tasnee, worth AU$4 million. Potential to expand this investment to $20 million exists. Meanwhile, R&D collaboration...
The Panasonic Corporation has claimed what it says is a world record for a crystalline silicon-based photovoltaic cell of a "practical size" with an efficiency of 24.7%. Japan’s Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and...
The U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot solar initiative has awarded another $9 million of funding to seven data projects.
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