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Where is solar power headed?

Most experts agree that to have a shot at curbing the worst impacts of climate change, we need to extricate our society from fossil fuels and ramp up our use of renewable energy.

Purple Pokeberries hold secret to affordable solar power worldwide

the weeds that children smash to stain their cheeks purple-red and that Civil War soldiers used to write letters home - could be the key to spreading solar power across the globe, according to researchers at Wake Forest University's ...

New technique opens up advanced solar cells

In a photovoltaic cell, light generates opposite charges in the active layer. The charges must then be separated as quickly as possible to keep them from recombining. Positive charges are driven by a built-in electric field ...

New research could lead to less expensive solar panels

(Phys.org) —A new discovery, by researchers at the University of St Andrews on why plastic solar cells work so well, could lead to better solar panels that are less expensive and more efficient.

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