Scientists At NREL Develop New Synapse-Like Phototransistor

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 03:51:04 +0000

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a breakthrough in energy-efficient phototransistors. Such devices could eventually help computers process visual information more like the human brain and be used as sensors in things like self-driving vehicles. The structures rely on a new type of semiconductor — metal-halide perovskites […]

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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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New Perovskite LED Emits A Spin-Polarized Glow

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 06:41:03 +0000

The inclusion of a special new perovskite layer has enabled scientists to create a “spin-polarized LED” without needing a magnetic field or extremely low temperatures, potentially clearing the path to a raft of novel technologies. Details of the research conducted at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Utah appear in the […]

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Next-Gen Energy Efficiency Tech Kills Carbon Capture Dream

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:14:36 +0000

energy efficiency perovskite solar cellThese slim little slides infused with perovskite solar tech could be the key cards that open the doors to an energy efficiency revolution

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Sorry, Coal: 66% Conversion Efficiency Eyeballed For Next-Gen “Hot Carrler” Perovskite Solar Cells

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:14:30 +0000

The US is going all-in on a plan to dominate the global PV market with next-gen perovskite solar cells that can beat fossil fuels to a pulp

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US Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Perovskite Funding Program

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:00:17 +0000

On August 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Perovskite (SETO FY20 PVSK) funding program, which will provide $20 million in funding for projects that will advance device and manufacturing research and development (R&D) and performance validation for perovskite photovoltaics (PV)

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For Green Hydrogen, Artificial Leaf Breathes Down Neck Of Electrolysis

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 17:25:10 +0000

Perovskite is working its magic on the green hydrogen field and breathing new life into the artificial leaf concept for popping clean H2 out of water

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Australian Researchers Announce Perovskite Solar Cells That Stand Up To Heat & Humidity

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 15:21:27 +0000

Anita Ho-BaillieResearchers in Australia have encapsulated perovskite solar cells in a glass and rubber cocoon to protect them from heat and moisture.

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