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MIT Team Develops All-Carbon Solar Cell That Generates Energy from Infra-Red Light!

MIT Team Develops All-Carbon Solar Cell That Generates Energy from Infra-Red Light!

Currently 40% of the solar energy that reaches Earth lies in the near-infra-red region of the spectrum, and while most photovoltaic devices are unable to harness this energy, a team at MIT has created an

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MIT Develops ‘Inverted Nanopyramid’ Solar Surface That Cuts Silicon Use by 90% in Photovoltaic Cells

MIT Develops ‘Inverted Nanopyramid’ Solar Surface That Cuts Silicon Use by 90% in Photovoltaic Cells

A team of researchers at MIT has developed a new type of textured solar surface that could bring down the cost of photovoltaic technology by reducing the thickness of silicon used by more than 90% while

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Start-Up Makes Solar Cells Cheap Enough to Compete with Fossil Fuels

Start-Up Makes Solar Cells Cheap Enough to Compete with Fossil Fuels

The most efficient solar tech on the market today is the silicon solar cell. There's just one drawback--implementing the tech costs up to $4 per watt, almost four times the cost of fossil fuel-derived

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