About Mathias

Mathias studies Energy and Environmental Engineering. In his spare time he writes about solar panels and other renewable energy technologies at Energy Informative. Connect with Mathias on Google+ or send him an email.



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IBM Sets New Record for CZTS Solar Cells

September 17th, 2012 | by Mathias

Most of today`s solar cells are based on silicon with extremely high purity, which is one of the major reasons why solar power is expensive. IBM has successfully created a new prototype of a solar cell that uses natural and abundant materials - copper, zinc and tin - to convert photons into electricity


Community-Owned Solar Gardens Make Clean Energy Possible for All

July 2nd, 2012 | by Mathias

One of the biggest setbacks for people looking to invest in solar is a lack of a suitable place to put the solar panels. In the last few years this has been changing: community-owned solar enables households that otherwise wouldn’t be eligible for solar panels in the past to invest in, and make use of, this technology.



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