News tagged with solar panels

Shedding light on solar power

Everyone wants to save energy, but not everyone knows where to start. Grid Resources, a startup based out of the Centre for Urban Energy's iCUE incubator, is developing a new website that seeks to help homeowners make informed ...

dateNov 27, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow (Update)

A shadow was cast—literally—across Europe's historic mission to land on and explore a comet. Scientists said Thursday the landing craft not only bounced twice, it also came to rest next to a cliff that's blocking sunlight ...

dateNov 13, 2014 in Space Exploration
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New materials for more powerful solar cells

Applying a thin film of metallic oxide significantly boosts the performance of solar panel cells—as recently demonstrated by Professor Federico Rosei and his team at the Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research ...

dateNov 12, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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