Browsing the "Solar cell" Tag

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


Solar PV Breaks Records in 2010

October 27th, 2011 | by Earth Policy Institute

Solar photovoltaic (PV) companies manufactured a record 24,000 megawatts of PV cells worldwide in 2010, more than doubling their 2009 output



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