Tag: photovoltaic cells


Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say that replacing flat solar panels with three-dimensional structures could make photovoltaic systems as much as 20 times more effective. In a series of tests, the researchers found that such 3D structures Read more…


Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say they have created a new class of transparent photovoltaic cells that can turn windows into solar panels. Richard Lunt, a postdoctoral researcher at MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics, says the new Read more…


Green transportation as a whole covers a wide range of transportation concepts. Green vehicles powered by electricity or hydrogen take much of the media’s focus while others prefer to look at the changes being made to public transit around the Read more…


BioSolar Inc., a publicly traded California company, says it’s come up with a way to build a better solar panel, with plastics made from plants. I sat down recently with company CEO David Lee, both of us at keyboards, to Read more…


The Australian government plans to build the world’s largest solar power station, a 1,000-megawatt plant that would generate three times as much electricity as the world’s largest solar electric plant, now located in California, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced. Preliminary Read more…

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