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New Solar Panels Absorb 90% of Sunlight

A new brand of solar cells has been developed in Missouri that researchers are purporting is capable of absorbing much more of the spectrum of wavelengths that strike the earth. Normal cells are only able to convert around 20% of wavelengths into usable electricity; well these new ones increase that to 90%, purportedly. Apparently the big change comes when utilising …

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Google Invests in solar power

Google has dumped $168 million into a new solar power facility that’ll be located in the Mojave desert in California. The project is known as the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS), it’s a tower based solar plant which utilises mirrors to focus the sun’s rays onto a highly efficient solar receiver. This allows for a high concentration of light …

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