A recent study shows that solar installation costs have dropped substantially in 2011 and early 2012, but most savings have been offset by a reduction in government subsidies that the solar industry had been relying on for the last decade.
At MIT, engineers believe they’ve found a new way of taking advantage of a wider spectrum of the sun’s energy in photovoltaic cells.
A system developed at MIT could combine power harvested from light, heat and vibrations to run mini-monitoring devices.
A new study sponsored by the solar industry makes the case for PV as an answer to Texas’ summer energy challenges.
The Navy says high bandgap solar cells could produce enough power at 30 feet underwater to operate electronic sensor systems.
Researchers in Finland are claiming that a form of solar cells that can be applied to surfaces as a coat of paint could herald the future of solar energy.
Everyone’s reading about solar power for Japan, new EV charging standards, and green developments for a UK waterfront and a Boston transit center. Check it out.