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  • Scanning electron microscope SEM image of rigid one-micron pitch pillar-like bristles of the fluid-enhanced crystal engineering or Fluence rake Photo Stanford University

    Fluence Untangles Polymer Clumps in Plastic Solar Cells

    The performance of electronic devices and solar cells highly depends on the thin film morphology. Previously, however, scientists understood little about how to control this morphology.  That is why you may see very high performance in...
  • Jianping Yu, NREL Photobiology Group

    Producing Ethylene Via Sunlight

    Scientists at the US Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Colorado (US) have developed a method for having cyanobacteria harvest sunlight and CO2 to produce ethylene and ethylene derivatives. The research is a...
  • Lava Ridge school

    Integrating Solar Monitoring with Renewable Energy Education

    The solar industry has been growing rapidly in the past few years, with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) reporting a 30% increase in solar installations from 2013 to 2014. Part of this growth is reflected in the increasing number...
  • Natcore Completely Eliminates Silver From Solar Cell

    Natcore Completely Eliminates Silver From Solar Cell

    Natcore Technology, a solar research company with headquarters in Rochester, New York (US), has built an all-back-contact silicon heterojunction solar cell structure that completely eliminates the use of silver and could consequently lower the...
  • Navy installs 210MW solar

    Navy Signs Agreement to Construct 210MW Solar Facility

    The Department of the Navy (DON), Western Area Power Administration (Western), and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power hosted a ceremony Aug. 20 at Naval Air Station North Island, California (US), commemorating an agreement to construct a 210 megawatt (MW)...
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  • Net Metering stays in Colorado

    Net Metering Policy Remains Unchanged in Colorado

    Colorado solar industry leaders commended today's decision by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to leave net metering policy unchanged, calling it a "fair outcome" for the state's consumers, utilities and solar industry. ...
  • EU solar glass imports
  • Intersolar India 2015
  • UK removes renewables from CCL
  • Community Solar

    White House Announces National Community Solar Partnership

    The US Energy Department’s National Community Solar Partnership emphasizes serving low and moderate Income (LMI) households in collaboration with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Environmental Protection Agency...
  • GRID Alternatives receives support
  • In Vaduz, Karl Bernhart, mayor of Prad am Stilfserjoch, fetched the 3 SolarSuperState Prize in the category Solar for Italy

    SolarSuperState Prize: Solar for Italy

    Karl Bernhart, mayor of Prad am Stilfserjoch (Italy) won the SolarSuperState Prize in the category Solar for Italy. He recommended to the Italian government of Matteo Renzi to put the focus on national renewable energies and not on fossil...
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