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+ Decarbonizing Our Energy Structure

Decarbonizing our Energy Infrastructure

Growth of renewable energy is happening slowly, and it will be decades before renewables can...Read More
+ Levelized Cost of Electricity

Levelized Cost of Electricity

The levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) is fundamentally a break-even sales price (in dollars per...Read More
+ How do solar panels work

How do Solar Panels Work?

Solar panels utilize a physical phenomenon called the photovoltaic effect to produce an electric current....Read More

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+ Solar Panel Cost Competitiveness

Solar Panel Cost Competitiveness

In 2010, the average cost per DC Watt of solar photovoltaics on a utility-scale installation...Read More
+ Carbon Tax

Carbon Tax

Governments around the world have been implementing various policy tools to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....Read More
+ Cap and Trade

Cap and Trade

Many people consider a cap and trade system to be the most palatable option when...Read More
+ Decarbonizing Our Energy Structure

Decarbonizing our Energy Infrastructure

Growth of renewable energy is happening slowly, and it will be decades before renewables can...Read More
+ LCOE Formula

LCOE Formula

The levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) is the key method through which we compare economic...Read More
+ Levelized Cost of Electricity

Levelized Cost of Electricity

The levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) is fundamentally a break-even sales price (in dollars per...Read More
+ Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells

Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells

Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) is the material of choice for making thin film solar cells. Thin...Read More
+ Perovskite Solar Cells

Perovskite Solar Cells

What is a “perovskite”? It is essentially a salt with a lot of desirable properties...Read More
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Gallium Arsenide Solar Cells

Today, we are taking a look at one of the highest performing solar cell materials...Read More
+ Silicon Solar Cells

Silicon Solar Cells

There are many different materials and methodologies to constructing solar cells. Today, we are taking...Read More
+ Solar Panel Performance

Solar Cell Performance

Solar cell performance is strongly related to two factors. The first factor is how much...Read More
+ How do solar panels work

How do Solar Panels Work?

Solar panels utilize a physical phenomenon called the photovoltaic effect to produce an electric current....Read More