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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

New class of solar cells from Oxford promises lowest cost solar energy

Oxford researchers have developed a photovoltaic (PV) technology that has the potential to deliver low cost, efficient solar cells that can be readily incorporated into glass building facades. Results just released in the journal Science promise to provide the lowest cost-performance photovoltaic solution on the market. The technology makes use of a simple manufacturing process with inexpensive and abundant raw materials. Prototypes of these new Meso-Superstructured Solar Cells (MSSC) demonstrated in the journal have already achieved an impressive 10.9% efficiency. Read More »

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

2012 Paterson medal and prize

Dr Henry J Snaith, Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford.
For his important contributions to the field of excitonic solar cells. Read More »

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Solar glass breakthrough promises to turn skyscrapers into power stations

Solar glass breakthrough promises to turn skyscrapers into power stations — click here for an article in ‘Business Green’ following our successful trip to San Francisco as part of the “Clean and Cool Mission 2012”. Read More »

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Solar Windows from UK Company Could Hit Market in 2013

Solar Windows from UK Company Could Hit Market in 2013 — click here for an article in ‘CleanTechnica’ following our successful trip to San Francisco as part of the “Clean and Cool Mission 2012”. Read More »

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Clean and Cool 2012 Brings the UK's Top "CleanTech" Companies to Silicon Valley

16 businesses come to San Francisco to champion British cleantech innovation Read More »

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Sixteen Best of British Cleantech start-ups head to Silicon Valley

Sixteen of the UK’s most innovative and fast growing Cleantech companies have earned a place on an entrepreneurial trade mission to San Francisco, with the aim of opening up their business to the US market.  Read More »

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