Category Archives: Solar Power

‘Glitter-sized’ solar cells you could wear

By David L. Brown Microscopic solar cells with the potential to bring solar power to places where no solar cell has gone before are being developed at the Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM. The tiny cells are one-tenth the thickness … Continue reading

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Bumps Along the Way to Clean Energy

By David L. Brown According to a story today on the Detroit News website, a $900,000 demonstration house built by the city of Troy, MI with support from the local power company is closed until further notice. The house was … Continue reading

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New Technologies Emerging for Solar Energy

By David L. Brown There is an old saying about people who live in glass houses, but perhaps that is a model for the future. As it begins to sink in that cheap oil is a thing of the past, … Continue reading

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Let the Sun Shine In

The Sun bathes the Earth with an enormous amount of energy every day. Our star is the source of nearly all energy on Earth … and yet, we largely ignore those powerful solar rays in favor of burning fossil fuels, … Continue reading

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