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Power stations driven by light

15 January, 2019
Science Daily
The smallest building blocks within the power stations of organisms which get their energy directly from the sun are basically miniature reactors surrounded by collectors which capture photons and forward them to the center. The close correlation between structure and interaction of the components boosts ...

A new way to measure solar panel degradation

10 January, 2019
Science Daily
How does one inspect solar panels in real time, in a way that is both cost-effective and time-efficient? Researchers have now developed and improved statistical and machine learning-based alternatives to enable real-time inspection of solar panels. Their research found a new application for clustering-based ...

Racial inequality in the deployment of rooftop solar energy in the United States, study finds

10 January, 2019
Science Daily
Fewer rooftop solar photovoltaics installations exist in African-American and Hispanic-dominant neighborhoods than in white-dominant neighborhoods, even when controlling for household income and home ownership, according to a new study.

New materials could help improve the performance of perovskite solar cells

10 January, 2019
Science Daily
New research could lead to the design of new materials to help improve the performance of perovskite solar cells (PSCs).

Solar power for UN refugee camp in Jordan

2 January, 2018
Solar News
The largest solar plant ever built in a refugee camp went live in Jordan, providing clean and much-needed additional power to 80,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan’s Za’atari camp.

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