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Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Feb 24, 2017 Canada
This alternative solar technology could lead to low-cost, printable solar panels capable of turning nearly any surface into a power generator.
Squishy supercapacitors bathed in green tea could power wearables

Squishy supercapacitors bathed in green tea could power wearables

Feb 20, 2017 India
Wearable electronics are here — the most prominent versions are sold in the form of watches or sports bands. But soon, more comfortable products could become available in softer materials made in part with an unexpected ingredient: green tea.
Research pinpoints promise of polycrystalline perovskites

Research pinpoints promise of polycrystalline perovskites

Feb 6, 2017 United States
A team of scientists determined that surface recombination limits the performance of polycrystalline perovskite solar cells.
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Carbonics introduces first ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon solution

Carbonics introduces first ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon solution

Jan 13, 2017 United States
Carbonics, Inc has launched its ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon technology for radio frequency components and devices in the rapidly expanding wireless, communications, defense and aerospace markets.
Method takes material out of theory and makes it into a real electrode

Method takes material out of theory and makes it into a real electrode

Jan 3, 2017 United States
A little sodium goes a long way. At least that's the case in carbon-based energy technology.
Solved: mystery holding back development of next-gen solar cells

Solved: mystery holding back development of next-gen solar cells

Dec 23, 2016 United Kingdom
Scientists have identified an unexpected cause of poor performance in a new class of flexible and cheap solar cells, bringing them closer to market.
Enfucell exceed crowd funding target with 137% funding

Enfucell exceed crowd funding target with 137% funding

Nov 14, 2016 Finland
Enfucell, a developer and licensor of printed battery technology, has exceed its crowd funding target of 300,000 Euros by raising over 400,000 Euros.
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ADPV signs joint development contract with Solliance

ADPV signs joint development contract with Solliance

Oct 28, 2016 Netherlands
Solliance is pleased to announce that ADPV Limited has signed a Joint development contract with Solliance concerning the development of two-step electroplated CIGS modules.
All-inorganic perovskite with exceptional solar cell properties

All-inorganic perovskite with exceptional solar cell properties

Oct 21, 2016 United States
Scientists for the first time discovered how to make perovskite solar cells out of quantum dots and used the new material to convert sunlight to electricity with 10.77 percent efficiency.
Flexible batteries: evolving energy for the new reality

Flexible batteries: evolving energy for the new reality

Oct 11, 2016 2 United States
By using highly conductive, flexible carbon nanotube mats, scientists have developed a new type of flexible lithium-ion battery that not only stores energy, but can be folded, bent and manipulated hundreds of times without voltage fluctuations.
Bendable, twistable, flexible lithium-ion battery

Bendable, twistable, flexible lithium-ion battery

Oct 6, 2016 Japan
Panasonic Corporation announced that it has developed a Flexible Lithium-ion Battery with a thickness of only 0.55mm.