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Energy Harvesting Journal

Glass with switchable opacity could improve solar cells and LEDs

Nanoscale 'grass' structures also enable smart glass that switches from hazy to clear in presence of water.

Discovery could bring better efficiency to a new class of solar cells

Since the 2009 discovery of a highly energy-efficient class of solar cell materials known as HOIPs - hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites - researchers have been working to understand exactly how these promising materials tick at the molecular level, in order to improve the durability of their performance.

Less Grid, Less Battery, More Happiness

This article looks at the options for progressing towards complete elimination of energy storage of any kind in off grid electricity generation.

Device makes power conversion more efficient

New design could dramatically cut energy waste in electric vehicles, data centers, and the power grid.

When solar-powered drones meet Arctic glaciers

Solar-powered flying platforms have yet to prove their real-world applicability outside of targeted demonstrations. Monitoring glaciers in polar regions is in pole position to become a primary application, as the midnight sun offers ideal conditions for perpetual flights.

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