Slash Solar Prices 60%? Not With The U.S. Plan

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 03:37:18 +0000

Pro-tip: if the expenditure units starts with m instead of b, it’s not serious. Billions move the needle. Millions just keep the lights on in a few pet projects.

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Solar Is Cheapest Electricity In History, U.S. DOE Aims To Cut Costs 60% By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 05:37:13 +0000

Solar power costs have dropped to a record low — for the world, in all of history. However, we need them to go lower.

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US Funding For Solar PV + Agriculture & Small Innovative Solar PV & CSP Projects

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:58:47 +0000

This fifth round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects involve solar PV plus agriculture and small innovative solar PV and CSP projects

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US Government Puts $130 Million More Into Solar Tech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:34:46 +0000

Continuing a decades-long trend, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has put a few million dollars into further research and development of solar power technologies — $130 million, to be precise

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Solar Window Technology Takes A Leap Forward In Australia

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 22:28:45 +0000

Solar windowJust imagine how much solar electricity could be generated around the world if all the windows in factories and office towers helped to power the buildings they were installed in. Researchers in Australia are hot on the trail of a new technology that could make solar windows a reality

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Elon Musk = “Elon Mask” & Ventilator Donor, Tesla Model Y Tidbits, Iceland’s Coronavirus Science — CleanTechnica Top 20 in March

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 03:10:00 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories in March were dominated by Tesla and the coronavirus pandemic, sometimes with both in the same article. Other popular topics included the Volkswagen ID.3, a new home solar inverter, perovskite solar cells, and floating offshore wind farms, EV costs, and … that’s about it

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Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence To Optimize Spray-On Solar Cell Technology

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 20:25:27 +0000

perovskite solar cellsSpray on perovskite solar cells could make abundant solar electricity possible worldwide but finding the correct formula could require billions of calculations. Researchers at the University of Central Florida think artificial intelligence could help.

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