Organic Dyes Used As Solar Cells

Written by Administrator Jul 27, 2009 at 10:47 PM Wayne Campbell and Ashton Partridge of Massey University in New Zealand have made efficient solar cells made from organic dyes. The dyes used in the solar cells are efficient, made at low cost, and can even generate electricity on a cloudy day. What is more exciting […]

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Looking Back – Five Exciting Healthcare Developments

Written by Administrator Jul 24, 2009 at 01:40 PM Several developments in healthcare research during 2008 promise to have exiting possibilities as we look toward the future. Some of them may take years to move into a phase where their results are commercially available, but, nevertheless, the innovations will make a difference. Here are five […]

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Solar Paint as a Viable Energy Source

UK University researchers have been working with the steel industry to create a ‚Äúsolar paint‚Äù, where solar cells are applied to sheets of steel. Production of this solar paint is set to begin very shortly. With the power conversion efficiency reported above 10 percent, the potential energy generation of this new technology is staggering. ‚ÄúIf […]

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Major Advancement in Solar Power

On Oct 7, 2008, Solyndra Inc, after three years of silence, just announced landing $1.2 billion in contracts on their new thin-film solar power modules. According to their press release, “Solyndra’s photovoltaic (PV) system is designed to generate significantly more solar electricity on an annual basis from typical low-slope commercial rooftops with lower installation costs […]

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