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Solar Cell Paint In The Spotlight

The technology was commercialized in 1994 by Dyesol, an Australian solar company that sells various DSC products and supplies internationally.


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Super Soaker Inventor Takes Aim At Solar Power

Johnson’s latest JTEC prototype, which looks like a desktop model for a next-generation moonshine still, features two fuel-cell-like stacks, or chambers, filled with hydrogen gas and connected by steel tubes with round pressure gauges.


Solar Roofing: Why Is It Becoming So Popular?

More and more homeowners are taking advantage of the renewable energy solution solar roofing.


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Solar-Powered Light Bulb

The significance of Katsaros’s invention is that it stands to provide light for the 1.4 billion people who live beyond the reach of a power grid, as well as for those who use kerosene lamps to light their homes and workplaces.


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Transparent Solar Film Coming Soon to A Window Near You

One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLA announcing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon.


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“Solar Power” Without the Sun

Photovoltaic cells are best known for turning sunlight into electrical power—and they’re big business.


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The Future of Solar Power?

Did you know that there are almost 46,000 square miles of paved surfaces in the United States mainland alone?


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Putting A Solar Twist On An Old Idea

Matthew Davis, a 1995 industrial design graduate of Purdue University, has developed a solar boiler electrical generator and heat machine that converts solar energy to usable steam for heating, cooling and power generation.


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Solar Business for Everyone

Technology advances and falling prices for solar technology have opened the gates for solar installations by businesses with no background in electricity generation.


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Niche Inventions: Floating Solar Panels

Floating solar panels soaking up the sun on Italy’s Lake Colignola will provide a cost-effective, more visually attractive way to harness the sun’s power, says its inventor, Marco Rosa-Clot.