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KieranTimberlake Breaks Ground on LEED and BREEAM-Seeking US Embassy in London

KieranTimberlake Breaks Ground on LEED and BREEAM-Seeking US Embassy in London

Construction on the new US Embassy in London designed by Philadelphia-based architecture firm KieranTimberlake broke ground this week. Slated to be completed by 2017 and located at a former industrial

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First Solar Sets a New Record for Thin-Film Solar Efficiency

First Solar Sets a New Record for Thin-Film Solar Efficiency

Just last year, Republican lawmakers were trying to tarnish First Solar, Inc, because the Department of Energy provided loan guarantees to the company. But politics couldn't sink the word's largest

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Scientists Create Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Narrower Than Spider Silk!

Scientists Create Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Narrower Than Spider Silk!

Scientists from Austria and Japan just announced that they have created micro-thin solar cells that are thinner than a human hair and even narrower than spider silk. These sheer solar cells are ten times

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Solar Ivy Building-Integrated Modular Photovoltaic System Grows Bigger & Better

Solar Ivy Building-Integrated Modular Photovoltaic System Grows Bigger & Better

Solar Ivy is a modular and customizable photovoltaic product with a wide range of applications. The "leaf" is roughly the size of a cantaloupe with a thin-film photovoltaic panel adhered to it. Customers

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Humanscale’s Horizon LED Task Light Packs High Design Into a Slim Profile

Humanscale’s Horizon LED Task Light Packs High Design Into a Slim Profile

The Horizon represents the first utilization of Thin Film Technology in a task light. Several transparent layers of microscopically thin polycarbonate and optical film are surrounded by high-intensity

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Flexible & Lightweight Solar Fabric by FTL Solar

Flexible & Lightweight Solar Fabric by FTL Solar

FTL Solar has created a lightweight tensile fabric with integrated thin film solar panels that is capable of shading your deck while powering your home. Originally designed as easily deployable canopies

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IBM Releases Cheaper, 40% More Efficient Thin-Film Solar Cell

IBM Releases Cheaper, 40% More Efficient Thin-Film Solar Cell

IBM has announced the development of a thin film solar cell with an efficiency of 9.6% - a whopping 40% increase from its previous prototypes. An efficiency of 9.6% isn't terribly impressive compared to

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Suntrica’s Wearable Solar Chargers

Suntrica’s Wearable Solar Chargers

Next time you head to the park, consider bringing a Suntrica wearable solar charger. The Suntrica SolarBadge and SolarStrap are pocket-sized, durable, lightweight chargers covered in flexible thin film

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