Tagged: efficiency


Caffeine perks up solar cells

Coffee gives people a boost in the morning. A “cuppa” might help solar panels, too. Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Solargiga Energy in China realized that caffeine is an alkaloid...


The solar era is only now beginning

The solar energy industry in Switzerland has a future, says Swiss photovoltaics specialists Christophe Ballif. In particular, the former Oerlikon Solar, which is now being sold by its parent company TEL, developed unique solutions....