Solar power doesn't have to be just for the wealthy anymore. With the right kind of financial incentives, households at all income levels can benefit from affordable clean energy.
yesterday • ~8 min
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Chemicals found in food and solar cell technology have an interesting history – as my own research shows.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~6 min
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A new hybrid solar energy converter generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost, researchers report.
July 27, 2020 • ~3 min
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A new device for blackouts improves energy delivery between home solar-power systems and the electrical grid, report researchers.
July 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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What if solar panels could generate power when there's no sunlight? It could be possible with the right solar cell, reasearchers say.
Jan. 30, 2020 • ~3 min
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Defects could actually make batteries better, which could affect transportation, electronics, and solar power energy storage, researchers report.
Dec. 31, 2019 • ~4 min
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"What we have found is that sometimes when you design for recyclability, you give up on durability, and when durability is the goal, recyclability is sacrificed."
April 12, 2019 • ~5 min
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