This is How Particle Accelerators Can Help Us Build Solar Panels

When it comes to slicing up wafer-thin panels, knives and saws are no match for protons.

October 3, 2017

Watch: How Quantum Dots Can Make Solar Panels Transparent

We finally found a material that can let light travel through it even while it absorbs some of the light's energy.

October 2, 2017

Solar Energy Just Cleared a Pricing Target Set for 2020

Utility-grade solar power fell to six cents per kilowatt-hour, according to the Dept. of Energy.

September 14, 2017

How Will the Eclipse Affect Solar Power?

The plan involves a delicate dance between solar, hydroelectric sources, and natural gas.

August 20, 2017

A Scottish Council Just Approved the Country’s Largest Solar Farm

It will be the size of 40 soccer fields and feature 80,000 solar panels.

August 17, 2017

Nanotechnology Gives Green Energy a Green Color

The imprint reduces the solar panel’s efficiency by about 2 percent.

August 16, 2017

Former President Jimmy Carter Just Made a Solar Farm to Power Half His City

This is one action taken by one man...and it's powering half a town.

July 11, 2017

We Accidentally Invented Plastic That Conducts Electricity

And the world was never the same.

April 15, 2017

Tesla Just Unveiled Its Newest Solar Panels

Welcome to energy 2.0.

April 10, 2017

A Company in Japan Just Broke the World Record for Solar Panel Efficiency

The higher the efficiency, the cheaper the energy.

April 1, 2017
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