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The team of scientists at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea has achieved a breakthrough in the solar cell technology. They successfully developed solar cells so thin enough that, they can be bent around an average writing pencil.

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Researchers from Linköping University of Sweden and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) of China have overcome this by continuous research. These two research groups will be presenting their results in the high-profile journal Advanced Materials. The efficiency of polymer solar cells with fullerenes in converting the sun’s energy is approximately 11% and is considered to be good.






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Solar energy remains one of the most used forms of renewable energy. However, it is generally not the only option used when creating power. This is because solar cells are limited in the amount of power created. No matter how bright the sunlight or how many hours of continual sunlight, the solar power cells create […]

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Solar Power Plants are growing across the globe at an alarming rate, and every year more and more land is being utilised for the establishment and development of solar panels. The question that arises is, do they have any adverse effects on the environment? The answer is yes, however small they may be, they do […]

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In the quest for cheaper and cleaner alternative energy source, solar energy is becoming very popular among homeowners today. However, the decision to use solar power as an alternative energy source to power homes can be challenging for homeowners who are new to solar power.

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Credit: rawlemon.com If you wish to install a solar power system in your home, fret no more. The spherical power generator is here to solve all your solar energy needs. It is also known as beta.ray. The generator is giving the solar power industry a new face. You need to know a few things about this […]

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Recently a new record was established regarding the efficiency of black silicon solar cells. The findings suggest that improved efficiency could make solar panels up to three times less costly and perhaps 4 percent or times more efficient.






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Michigan State University has recently developed an invisible solar cells which looks like a glass. The solar cell is almost transparent and has organic molecules Lunt that appear to generate solar energy by absorbing non-visible wavelengths of sunlight.






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Within the University of Arizona’s (US) Science and Technology Park in an area dedicated to solar energy, Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, acquired a solar power project in Tucson.