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Electrical Material Properties and Efficiency Limits of Compensated and Multicrystalline Silicon for Solar Cells (Solar Energy and Systems Research)

Increasing the efficiency and reducing the production costs are the two main goals of the optimization of crystalline silicon solar cells. This thesis addresses the impact of efficiency- limiting defects in crystalline silicon from cheaper production routes, namely upgraded metallurgical … Continue reading

01. December 2017 by Ben S
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Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation: How Silicon Valley Will Make Oil, Nuclear, Natural Gas, Coal, Electric Utilities and Conventional Cars Obsolete by 2030

The industrial age of energy and transportation will be over by 2030. Maybe before. Exponentially improving technologies such as solar, electric vehicles, and autonomous (self-driving) cars will disrupt and sweep away the energy and transportation industries as we know it. … Continue reading

05. February 2016 by Ben S
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