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Family-sized Solar Car to Race in World Solar Challenge

Battery Technology | Electric Cars | Solar Power | Transportation Solar Team Great Britain has started a kickstarter page to help fund their design for entry in the 2017 World Solar Challenge. Founder Steven Heape leads a team of volunteers from many different disciplines, companies and universities working on a family-sized solar car to compete in the cruiser class. “Cruiser Class is about two or […] Continue reading

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Can perovskites and silicon team up to boost industrial solar cell efficiencies?

( American Institute of Physics ) A collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University may be poised to shake things up in the solar energy world. By exploring ways to create solar cells using low-cost manufacturing methods, the team has developed a novel prototype device that combines perovskite with traditional silicon solar cells into a two-terminal … Continue reading

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Perovskite promise for solar energy

The search for more efficient but less expensive solar panels is going. Now, a US team has found that stacking perovskites on to a conventional silicon solar cell can boost efficiency. Continue reading

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