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How solar panels are making waves

If you think of electrical current flowing like water from the grid to your home, you can start to imagine the waves your rooftop solar panels create when they try feeding current in the opposite direction.

dateNov 25, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Solar vehicle charging at home

Owners of home photovoltaic systems will soon be able to make their households even more sustainable, because PV power is also suitable for charging personal electronic vehicles. A home energy management system created by ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Charge transport in hybrid silicon solar cells

An HZB team headed by Prof. Silke Christiansen has made a surprising discovery about hybrid organic/inorganic solar cells. Contrary to expectations, a diode composed of the conductive organic PEDOT:PSS and an n-type silicon ...

dateAug 17, 2015 in General Physics
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