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Published on October 19th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Bandgap Engineering Aims To Double Solar Cell Power Generation Using Nanowires

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October 19th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
 

Two times more solar cell power generation? Well, that would be something, wouldn’t it! Here’s more info from CleanTechnica:



Startup Hopes to Double the Power of Solar (via Clean Technica)

  A Massachusetts start-up called Bandgap Engineering is aiming to double the power generation of solar cells using nanowires. Already, the company says it has achieved a 5% increase in energy conversion for solar cells and their cost is just one dollar per watt to install. When placed in cells, their…



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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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