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Solar-Panel Windows Made Possible By Quantum Dot Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, solar energy, solar panels, windows, quantam dot, Los Alamos National Laboratory )

Brian
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.co.uk
"Windows that double as solar panels could soon be a reality following a breakthrough in quantum dot research that could have significant implications on the way the sun's energy is harvested in the future."
Cheap, Spray-on Solar Cells Developed By Canadian Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, solar, solar panels, science, NewTechnology, research, concept, design, Gizmos, study, technology, tech, energy, Canada )

Michael
- 198 days ago - cbc.ca
Silicon-free solar cells, light and flexible enough to roll up or use as window blinds, are under development at a University of Alberta lab.
Electric Avenue: Solar Road Panels Offer Asphalt Alternative
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, renewables, roads, traffic, solar panels, NewTechnology )

Angelika
- 332 days ago - spiegel.de
The idea is as simple as it is ingenious. Wherever roads are laid, solar panels could go instead. They would generate electricity, which would in turn be fed into the grid. Thus, oil is conserved twice
Using Light to Make Solar Panels
Science & Tech  (tags: science, study, research, energy, solar, solar panels, technology, design, discovery, Gizmos )

Michael
- 843 days ago - ecogeek.org
A new optical furnace that uses intense light rather than a conventional furnace to heat the silicon to make solar cells saves about half the energy needed.
The World's Oldest Solar Panel Uncovered After 60 Years... and It Still Works
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, world, solar panels )

Veljko
- 1470 days ago - worldsbiggests.com
Hibernating for some 60 good years, the world's oldest solar panel built by a British science teacher has come out of the standby mode. Antique dealer Fred Nickson unveiled it at yesterday's Antiques for Everyone show at Birmingham's NEC. Still in working
   

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