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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

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

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

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

Carbon Tax

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

Cap and Trade

Many people consider a cap and trade system to be the most palatable option when...Read More

Decarbonizing our Energy Infrastructure

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

LCOE Formula

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

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 (CdTe) is the material of choice for making thin film solar cells. Thin...Read More

Perovskite Solar Cells

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

Gallium Arsenide Solar Cells

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

Silicon Solar Cells

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

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?

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