photovoltaic cells

Your Phone, or Clothing- These Paperthin Solar Cells Be Added To Any Surface

Energy-producing thin-film materials with photovoltaic cells that can be added to clothing- sounds like a far-fetched thought, but MIT scientists are on their way to turning the thought into a reality. A team of researchers have made thin layers of photovoltaic cells that come with a series of advantages. The said thin-film materials are much […]

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Long Lasting Solar Storage Possible With Solar Flow Battery

Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the sun in one device. The new […]

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Solar Technology Versus Fossil Fuels. Is Endgame here?

Over last few decades, scientists are trying to come up with innovative and efficient ways to utilize energy from the sun. From times immemorial, humans across different civilisations have worshipped the sun as a God due to its various life-giving properties, and rightfully so. We have been using sun for its heating and lighting properties […]

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CEL Release EoI for PV Cell, Module Manufacturing in India

The main purpose of the initiative is to increase the production capacity of CEL and bring down the prices of photovoltaic (PV) solar cells in India. Its aim is to make components are financially viable for the market. A government enterprise, Central Electronics Ltd (CEL) has invited expression of interest (EoI) for the construction of […]

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Japan Researchers Develop Super-Thin Solar Cell Patches

Researchers at Riken Research Institute and Toray Industries Inc. have developed photovoltaic cells that are just 3 micrometers think and can withstand temperature of about 100 degree Celsius without getting damaged. A super-thin organic solar cell that can be heat-printed onto clothes just like T-shirt designs has been developed by a group of Japanese researchers. […]

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Panasonic, Tesla to start Manufacturing Solar Cells and Modules in Buffalo, NY Factory

Panasonic Corp. will invest more than 30 billion yen in the production facility of Tesla Motors to make photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules. Tesla and Panasonic have finalized an agreement to start the manufacturing of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules at the Buffalo, NY factory. According to reports Panasonic Corp will invest more than 30 […]

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Mahagenco to step up solar power generation on top of water bodies

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (Mahagenco) has revealed plans to step up solar power generation atop water bodies with water resources department and local self-governing bodies reports TOI. The company officials are working closely with government agencies owning the water bodies on revenue-sharing model. Mahagenco replicating the Gujarat model will cover canals and water […]

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