Article - 21 Jul 2008
Today, cleantech is on the brink of mainstream adoption, with a ready market of consumers eager to reduce their impact on the environment. Australia has no shortage of clever researchers churning out...
Article - 20 Feb 2020
To keep up with energy demands, scientists are striving to make solar cells more efficient by using thin films so that more electricity can be generated from the same amount of sunlight.
Article - 25 Jun 2008
Thin-film solar cells are cheaper than traditional solar panels, such as those made of polycrystalline silicon, but the yield is lower. However, the combination of these properties is promising...
Article - 17 Oct 2018
This article discusses using thin films in solar cells as a new renewable energy.
Article - 16 Nov 2013
Efficient solar energy conversion with photovoltaic cells requires materials that can harness solar photons absorbed in a wide spectral range from visible to infrared regions, and can convert most...
Article - 19 Oct 2008
In recent years, we have already witnessed a reshuffle among the top 10 solar manufacturers - formerly high ranking European and Japanese producers have been replaced by Chinese manufacturers claiming...
Article - 30 Mar 2008
Photovoltaic cells, more commonly known as solar cells, are found in a variety of consumer and industrial applications such as calculators and satellites. Cells and devices that are photovoltaic...
Article - 1 Jul 2016
Solar panels are a renewable technology that generates heat or electricity using sunlight as a source of energy. They can be utilized as an element of a larger photovoltaic system for electricity...
Article - 9 Jan 2008
The US solar industry has seen advances in solar cell technology in recent years. In the race to make solar cells cheaper and more efficient, researchers are betting on new designs that exploit...
Article - 7 Dec 2012
Photovoltaic (PV) cell is the technical term for solar cell, which is used to convert sunlight directly into electricity.