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September 14, 2014
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Research shows how buildings can better generate and retain energy

A PhD student at the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) on the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus has published research whose aim is to help improve the efficiency and performance of Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BiPV) systems. BiPV systems are increasingly … Continue reading

November 27, 2012
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The Installed Price of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in the U.S. Continues to Decline at a Rapid Pace

Berkeley, CA — The installed price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2011 and through the first half of 2012, according to the latest edition of Tracking the Sun, an annual PV cost-tracking … Continue reading

July 11, 2012
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Making Mirrors for the Sun

With $1.5 million from the Department of Energy, UA researchers are continuing to improve groundbreaking technology to produce solar electricity at a price competitive with non-renewable energy sources. Just behind the University of Arizona’s Bear Down Gymnasium, a house-sized frame … Continue reading

December 14, 2011
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Yale Engineers Making Solar Power More Efficient

Innovations by a team of Yale University researchers could lead to improvements in basic solar power technology that result in lower-cost, higher-efficiency photovoltaic systems. Photovoltaics (PV) directly convert sunlight into electricity. PV systems can be arrayed on rooftops to generate … Continue reading