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The Future in Community Solar

by Deedee Chao

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) is the first of California’s major utilities to enhance community solar programs; customers who are unable to install their own solar panels will still be able to draw their electricity directly from solar sources. 346 more words


The power of rooftop solar energy: 40% of total electricity generation is possible

This article was originally published on Eyes on Environmentpart of Nature’s Scitable Network, which hosts dozens of scientists and writers covering the latest research across many disciplines. 1,068 more words

Article Reviews

Alien Energy

I am sure it protects us not only from lightning but also from alien attacks and EMP guns …

So I wrote about our lightning protection…

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Science And Technology

Solar in the UK

The recent growth in solar and closure of coal plants in recent years has lead to instances this year where solar PV plants generated more electricity than coal in the united kingdom (UK):s… 29 more words


Pinning Down Perovskites

Written by Juliane Borchert

In recent years, perovskite solar cells have shaken up the solar cell research community. Never before has a new kind of material reached efficiencies that are competitive with those of the industry standard, silicon, as quickly as the perovskites have. 859 more words


Technological Leapfrogging: Africa’s growing solar industry

by Charles Kusi Minkah-Premo

Joseph Amankwah-Amoah writes an informative piece on solar energy in Africa with an emphasis on how the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry has made huge strides in the continent particularly in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria. 680 more words

Solar Power

Top ten tips for science outreach (in schools)

Written by Lucy Whalley

Before starting my PhD with CDT-PV I worked as a primary school mathematics teacher. I was lucky to work every day alongside people (i.e. 638 more words