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  • Biomimetic non-reflective coating for solar cells wins MADMEC

    Original story at MIT News Biomimicry — known as “innovation inspired by nature” — has led to the invention of bullet trains, vaccines, adhesives, and light bulbs, among other things. Add to that list the winning invention of last night’s MADMEC competition: ...

  • Canadian Solar Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011.First Quarter 2011 Highlights -- Solar module shipments were 244 MW, up 31.9% from 185MW in the first quarter of 2010 -- Net revenue was ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Unique research tool aims to reduce PV cost

    NREL has installed its first Atmospheric Processing Platform to prototype lower-cost thin film solar cells from inks and other solutions. Thin film technologies are spurring innovative new solar applications, such as modules that double as roof shingles, and semi-transparent modules that can be integrated into building walls or roofs. It has the potential to dramatically increase the generation ...

  • Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Facilitate Multifunctional Solutions

    Sunways AG (FRANKFURT: SWW) -- In the European Union, buildings account for 40 percent of total energy consumption. As a result, sustainable, energy-efficient architecture can make a vital contribution to environmental protection. Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) are an excellent means of enhancing energy efficiency. "BIPV3: Separating fact from fiction - an essential guide for designers" ...


  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2015

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 33 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the ...


    By US Department of Energy

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