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Beginner's guide to kesterite (CZTS) solar cells

Life was comfortable back in 2007. While starting to work on quaternary semiconductors for thin-film solar cells, there was very little literature. It was possible to read… 375 more words

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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 experts do not envision more dramatic improvements to their current efficiency levels around 20-25%. 140 more words

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Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Market Trends 2015 To 2022 by Grand View Research, Inc.

Global building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) market is expected to witness considerable growth on account of rising environmental concerns and consequent demand for harnessing alternative energy. BIPV has increasingly been incorporated into new buildings or retrofitted into existing ones to serve as tertiary energy sources. 87 more words

El País Valencià ha renascut de les seues cendres

Mira si he corregut terres que he estat en Alfarrasí, en Adzaneta i Albaida, en el Palomar i ací.

Vinc del cor de la Costera, del poble dels socarrats, d’allà on renaix de les cendres el meu País Valencià. 68 more words


Environmental Impacts of Utility-Scale Solar Energy

by Jincy Varughese

With utility-scale solar energy (USSE) systems growing in number internationally, many have researched the environmental impacts of such systems. Hernandez et al. … 450 more words


Entrevistas a investigadores

Nuestro centro se encuentra frente al reto de llevar la ciencia a todos los estudiantes para su formación como futuros ciudadanos responsables y preparados para la toma de decisiones, intentando, a su vez, no caer en la transmisión de una imagen deformada de la ciencia que generan el desinterés y el rechazo. 171 more words


The battle against rooftop solar

After many years of incentives, subsidized prices, and support policies, the drop of prices of photovoltaic solar panels has become a reality. The price of a 6 kilowatt system in USA is about $20,000 and it is increasingly attractive to install solar energy in your house to produce the electricity that you need, straight from sunlight. 342 more words