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Sphelar – Spherical Solar Cell

Sphelar – Spherical Solar Cell

The Japanese corporation Kyosemi developed a flexible solar panel with close to 20% efficiency (higher than most commercial photovoltaic cells today). The new flexible cells will enable many applications which are currently impossible due to the rigid nature of existing ...

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Heliotube Solar Concentrator

Heliotube Solar Concentrator

The LA based company Practical Instruments is developing a new solar panel technology which focuses the Sun’s light more effectively into the photovoltaic cell. The Heliotube, the rooftop solar panel developed by the company uses several small motors together with ...

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World’s Largest Wind Farm

Plans to build the largest offshore wind farm in the world have been recently approved in the U.K., regarded as Europe’s windiest country. Three hundred forty-one gigantic turbines will be built near the Thames estuary off the south-east coast of ...

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