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Researchers develop special organic coating that can drastically improve efficiency of silicon solar cells

The arena of Photovoltaics is currently being bombarded with numerous, and indeed ambitious, research activities, all of which strive to enhance the efficiency of available technologies. Previously, we talked about perovskite solar cells, whose low manufacturing cost and high power conversion efficiency can easily rival that of the commercially available varieties. This time around, a…


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SLIVER solar panel-fitted backpacks might soon replace the heavy batteries soldiers carry!

The new wearable SLIVER solar panels, designed to replace the heavy batteries that soldiers usually carry with lighter, rechargeable ones, has finally received a thumbs up for commercial release, after successful field tests conducted by the Australian National University(ANU). The technology is in the form of a military backpack fitted with specially-engineered, minute solar cells,…


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