Self cleaning solar panels

Scientists working on a joint project have devised a pretty cool way to make solar panels self-cleaning and produce more power.  By adding a nanoscopic pattern to the surface of the solar cells, they found that not only does the pattern make the cells non-reflective (which boosts the power output … Continue reading

Using colored solar cells on buildings

A group of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering along with a team from the Friedrich-Schiller University are working to develop new cost efficient solar panels available in a wide range of colors. By combining what should be an aesthetically pleasing design along with highly … Continue reading

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