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Solar Power

August 31, 2007, Leave your thoughts

A sunny day swept the clouds away for solar companies on Wall Street today. As measured by Revere Data, firms working in the sector for solar cells and systems saw their shares jump a collective 5.4%. SunPower (nasdaq: SPWR – […]

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Nanoparticles enhance performance of solar cells

August 29, 2007, Leave your thoughts

Placing a film of silicon nanoparticles onto a silicon solar cell can boost power, reduce heat and prolong the cell’s life, researchers now report. “Integrating a high-quality film of silicon nanoparticles 1 nanometer in size directly onto silicon solar cells […]

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Solar PV power for Belfast homes

August 29, 2007, Leave your thoughts

  The Housing Executive is spending almost £200,000 to adapt some of its Belfast homes to run on solar power. The move could cut tenants’ electricity bills at flats at Cregagh in east Belfast by a quarter. The roofs of […]

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Home Solar PV experiences

August 29, 2007, Leave your thoughts

Sue Roaf installed one of the first PV roof in Britain back in 1995. She was driven to act by her experience of living in Iran and Iraq for 10 years carrying out archaeological digs. She says: “It didn’t seem fair […]

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Solar PV homes in the UK

August 29, 2007, Leave your thoughts

So far, around 4,000 homeowners have installed PV in the UK, but the figure is dwarfed by the take-up in Germany, where a guaranteed energy price using a feed-in tariff has led to around 800,000 properties having the technology installed […]

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Fulston Manor School Goes Solar

August 9, 2007, Leave your thoughts

Fulston Manor school has installed a a 4kWp solar photovoltaic (PV) system. The school is a mixed comprehensive secondary school in Sittingbourne, Kent, with over 700 students. The school is very conscious of it’s ethics and environmental responsible initiatives. With […]

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Military Solar Cells Reach New Heights

August 9, 2007, Leave your thoughts

Research sponsored by the American military has resulted in a high-performance solar cell that has smashed the previous record for efficiently converting the sun’s rays into electricity. The average US soldier now carries 20lbs of batteries to power their high-tech […]

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imitate plants to do solar on the cheap

August 2, 2007, Leave your thoughts

Obviously, scientists didn’t exactly originate the idea of harvesting energy from the sun when they started slapping together solar cells — plants have been up on this whole photosynthesis mojo for a good long while. Now some researchers at Massey […]

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Print your own organic solar cell, someday

August 2, 2007, Leave your thoughts

Someday you’ll be able to print out solar cells on your home printer. Conventional solar cells that are used on buildings and satellites are made from purified silicon. But, over the past decade, scientists have been exploring the potential of […]

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