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Honeycomb-like nanostructure creates electricity from light

This article was originally published on GotScience.org, a completely free science nes publication that translates complex research findings into accessible insights on science, nature, and technology. For more science news sign up for our eNewsletter. Zoom in to the nanometer … Continue reading

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The power of rooftop solar energy: 40% of total electricity generation is possible

This article was originally published on Eyes on Environment, part of Nature’s Scitable Network, which hosts dozens of scientists and writers covering the latest research across many disciplines. The predicted ceiling for rooftop solar energy growth has been nearly doubled.   A new study [1] … Continue reading

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Back in black: record efficiency for black-silicon solar cell

Crystalline silicon solar cells have been around for a long time, and their blue sheen now shines anywhere from residential homes to airport rooftops. Their design and manufacturing methods have matured greatly since their first appearance in 1954 such that most … Continue reading

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