How the German electrical power grid withstood the the 2015 solar eclipse despite the disruption of energy production from solar power.
MIT spin-off is producing highly transparent, efficient solar cells in its Silicon Valley pilot production facility.
Novel hematite-derived photoanodes for photoelectrochemical (PEC) cells improve the efficiency of solar energy storage by water splitting.
Thin-film light absorbers are fabricated using an inkjet printer, and show power-conversion efficiencies of about 6.4%.
This review gives an overview how light-trapping mechanisms based on nanophotonics principles can enhance light absorption in thin-film solar cells.
Researchers have developed an innovative technique for depositing aluminum metal onto polymeric solar cells during large-scale roll-to-roll processing.
This month’s International Year of Light article reviews relevant advances and applications of plasmonic nanoparticles, from energy to health.
Research into solar cell materials has shown that stibnite synthesis is fast and cheap, and can be easily scaled up, critical for industrial applications.
First round-the-world flight in a plane powered only by energy from the sun.