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Novel low-cost material can harness solar energy efficiently

By : Sustainability ..., May 17, 2019

Scientists have developed a new material that can make solar cells more affordable and efficient, an advance that may allow us to better utilise the most abundant renewable energy. The study,...

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Nanostructures found in butterfly wings could boost performance of thin-film photovoltaic modules

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

Scientists have successfully reproduced nanostructures found on butterfly wings in solar cells to enhance their light absorption rate by up to 200 per cent.


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Jamun used to make low-cost solar cells

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2017

Plucking and feasting on fresh, delectable jamuns is a favourite childhood pastime during summer months, but scientists at IIT Roorkee have found a novel use for the juicy Indian fruit – making...

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New technology aims to make photovoltaic cells 70% more effective

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2016

Technion Israel Institute of Technology researchers have developed a technology that could improve the efficiency of photovoltaic cells by nearly 70 percent. The study was conducted at the...

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