Flexible solar Articles

  • The future of Solar Power

    When you think of renewable energies, what do you think of? Hydro power? Wind energy? In fact, they have proven to be the most popular in recent years. Hydro power in its current form is the cheapest of the renewable energies. Wind power is the fastest growing. However, there is a renewable energy that is far more versatile ...

  • NNI Publishes Supplement to President`s 2016 Budget

    The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) published on March 11, 2015, its supplement to the President’s 2016 budget submitted to Congress. NNI states that the supplement serves as the NNI annual report. According to the annual report, in 2014, federal agencies invested $1.57 billion in ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • In situ indium–induced crystallisation of low temperature nano–poly silicon (LTNPS) thin film on ITO glass substrate

    For the first time, the low temperature nano–poly silicon (LTNPS) thin films were formed on indium tin oxide (ITO) glass with a temperature of ∼200ºC using the in situ indium–induced crystallisation of the plasma enhanced CVD (PECVD) deposited a–Si. Compared with the conventional method for transfer of the PECVD formed amorphous structure to the nano–poly one, the technology features a low ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Brookfield Landfill Solar Installation Case Study

    Patriot Solar Group has always delivered a high quality and competitively priced product as well as flexible installation services during their collaboration with Martifer Solar USA. They have approached each project with a professional demeanor and with the creativity necessary to overcome the challenges that have arisen.Project Overview Patriot Solar Group has had a long standing ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Several common solar outdoor lights

    Different sorts of solar based outside lights are there. Each of them fill a general need and in the meantime any of them can additionally turn into a typical component in the solar powered embellishments of the home or yard. Observing the absolute most mainstream solar oriented outside could be edifying. Skimming Type of Solar Lights Best suited for designs in ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Development of a low cost roll–to–roll nanoimprint lithography system for patterning 8–inch wide flexible substrates

    Recent developments in flexible electronics, solar cells, displays, bio–chips and wearable technology have featured various micro/nanostructures in system designs. However, fabricating these micro/nanostructures on flexible substrates using existing technology such as photolithography, electron beam lithography (EBL) and other lithography techniques are troublesome, time consuming and costly. An ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • CSP Thermal Energy Storage vital for utilities and grid operators

    The modern age of CSP can arguably be traced back to the 354MW Solar Energy Generating Systems (SEGS) in the Mojave desert, which now make up the oldest operating plant in the world, as well as one of the largest. However, recent developments in the industry will see SEGS eclipsed by 5 projects that are scheduled to come online in 2013-14, with a combined total of 1312MW. The five plants in ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Exergetic assessment of transmission–concentrated solar energy systems via optical fibres for building applications

    Optical fibres solar energy transmission and concentration provide a flexible way of handling concentrated solar energy. Solar lighting with Fibre Optic Bundles (FOBs) can be considered a promising option for energy–efficient green buildings. This study deals with the exergetic analysis and performance assessment of a system based on the idea of Transmission–Concentrated Solar Energy via Optical ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New technique allows simulation of noncrystalline materials

    Multidisciplinary team develops mathematical approach that could help in simulating materials for solar cells and LEDs. Written by David Chandler, MIT News Office.You can read the original new in MIT NewsA multidisciplinary team of researchers at MIT and in Spain has found ...

  • Sustainable social development through innovations: understanding Indian cases

    'Humanity has the ability to make development sustainable'. This paper demonstrates the entrepreneurial efforts undertaken to transform the deprived society of the world (Prahalad's bottom of the pyramid) through innovations which is offering a value proposition and ultimately the sustainability to these innovations in the future. Instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Cost-effective nanopatterning for mass production

    Customer: SUSS MicroTec S.A.S Challenge: Developing a faster method for printing nano-scale geometries. Solution: VTT and SUSS MicroTec S.A.S. have developed the most versatile nano imprinting stepper on the market. The stepper and new methods enable fast, low-cost production of flexible solar cells and nano-scale bioanalysis platforms (Lab on a Chip). ...

  • Keeping the eye on the ball

    Reinier Zwitserloot may not be among the world’s most famous corporate executives, he is one of the most influential. In his eight years as head of German gas and oil producer Wintershall, a subsidiary of BASF, the Dutchman, who is retiring on the first of October, managed to build up an impressive network of political contacts in Germany and Russia. And he grew the business. ‘If you really want ...

  • Development of Materials and Interface Engineering Technologies for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

    During the past decade, refinements in the chemical components of solar cells, improvements in cell physics, and device engineering have led to remarkable enhancement of dye-sensitized solar cell performance. These enhancements canpotentially provide low-cost, large-area, flexible, and high efficiency solar cells for all Partner countries. The goal of this project is to develop materials and ...

  • Solar Cell Production Jumps 50 Percent in 2007

    Production of photovoltaics (PV) jumped to 3,800 megawatts worldwide in 2007, up an estimated 50 percent over 2006. At the end of the year, according to preliminary data, cumulative global production stood at 12,400 megawatts, enough to power 2.4 million U.S. homes. Growing by an impressive average of 48 percent each year since 2002, PV production has been doubling every two years, making it the ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

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