US Research Lab Rewires Solar Cell Efficiency To 27.3%,...

NREL has published a paper showing an experimental solar cell, with a unique technique for wiring two separate solar cells into one, that increased the cell's efficiency by 4%. The document also offers a respectable review of other technologies...

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Theodore Roosevelt    
US Adds 2.6 Gigawatts Of Solar Photovoltaics In Third...

The solar market in the U.S. added 2.6 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in the third quarter of 2019, with total solar capacity — which includes both photovoltaic and concentrating solar power — hitting 71.3 GW, according to a new report...

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A way To Achieve Greater Than 100% Solar Power In The...

Elon Musk is back at his favorite projection - powering the U.S. with a 10,000 square mile solar project in the middle of the desert, but by combining projections of various research groups, we see a better way.

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California's High-Voltage Battle Between Utilities And...

A battle over where California will get its renewable power is poised to heat up in coming months - as the thriving rooftop solar industry faces off with the state's most powerful electric utilities. At stake is the extent to which solar power...

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Researchers Develop New Method To Remove Dust on Solar...

Taking a cue from the self-cleaning properties of the lotus leaf, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have shed new light on microscopic forces and mechanisms that can be optimized to remove dust from solar panels to maintain...

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4.7-MW Community Solar Array In Massachusetts Comes Online

Citizens Energy Chairman Joseph P. Kennedy II flipped the switch on a 4.7-MW ground-mount solar array to provide affordable green energy to low-income households in Massachusetts. The former Massachusetts Congressman was joined by Springfield...

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Morocco Has Africa's 'First Fully Solar Village'

Id Mjahdi, in Morocco, is being touted as Africa's first fully solar-powered village, and a model for bringing electricity to remote communities.

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LAST CALL for Solar Competition—Solar Prize Round 3 Submi...

The American-Made Solar Prize is seeking new competitors for Round 3. If you have an innovation, technology, or idea with the potential to revolutionize the American Solar industry, we want to hear about it. Competitors have the chance to win a...

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