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New solar cell technology boosts efficiency of photovoltaics


April 30th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The creation of a 3-D nanocone-based solar cell platform has allowed a team of scientists to boost the light-to-power conversion efficiency of photovoltaics by nearly 80 percent.The team ... Read more...

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Plastic solar cell’s life extended from hours to 8 months


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Nanotechnology researchers have successfully extended the operating life of an unsealed plastic solar cell, from mere hours to eight months.The team of researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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New solar cell technology best suited for India: Inventor


June 10th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Helsinki, June 10 (IANS) India will stand to significantly gain from a new technology on solar power as it is cheap, green and efficient, says Michael Gratzel, winner of this ... Read more...

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Advancement in thin-film solar cell technology could reduce cost, material waste


April 21st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Taking a big leap in the use of continuous flow microreactors, researchers have produced thin film absorbers for solar cells-an innovative technology that could significantly reduce the cost ... Read more...

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Awards to build up Australia-India science links


March 4th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith Thursday announced the winners of the inaugural Australia-India Science and Technology Research Awards (AISTRA) that will help research placements for researchers from ... Read more...

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New awards strengthen Australia-India science links


March 4th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.4 (ANI): The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Stephen Smith, today announced the winners of the inaugural Australia India Science and Technology Research Awards (AISTRA).The awards support three month overseas research ... Read more...

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New flexible solar cell technology to power lighting for night-time bus users


June 14th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A group of engineering researchers at McMaster University in Canada has installed a new flexible solar cell technology to power lighting for night-time transit users.The bus shelter ... Read more...

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Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy


April 9th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Engineers at Oregon State University (OSU) in the US are using an ancient life form called diatom to create one of the newest technologies for solar energy, in ... Read more...

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Now solar cells can be printed cheaply on polymer paper


February 27th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 27 (IANS) A thin and flexible solar cell developed by researchers can also be mass produced with the help of banknote printing technology. The first of such polymer solar cells ... Read more...

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Soon, plastic solar cells with higher efficiency


January 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A company in the US is developing plastic solar cells for portable electronic devices, which would have higher efficiency than the current technology.Solarmer Energy Inc., the company ... Read more...

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Scientists achieve record light conversion efficiency in dye-sensitized solar cells


June 30th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in China have achieved a record light conversion efficiency of 8.2% in solvent-free ... Read more...

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Soon, solar curtains to adorn your home


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Researchers at MIT have created designs for flexible photovoltaic materials, known as solar textiles, that can also be draped as curtains, which may change the way buildings ... Read more...

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