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Video: Green on the go—Mobile solar panel brings plug-and-play power from the sun anywhere

By April Gocha / August 23, 2017

When it comes to harnessing solar energy on the go, a company called SolPad has introduced a nifty new product that could allow you to take the power of the sun anywhere—SolPad Mobile is an all-in-one solar solution that incorporates gallium nitride solar cells and solid-state battery storage into one sleek, portable, clean energy-providing package.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 9, 2016

Graphene cracks glass corrosion, spacecraft nuclear batteries get a boost from new materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 9, 2016.

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Transparent wood windows could be key to better energy efficiency

By Stephanie Liverani / August 19, 2016

Engineers at the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland say that windows made of transparent wood might provide more even and consistent natural lighting and better energy efficiency compared to glass.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 13, 2015

Bimetallic catalysts, tellurium electrodes for better batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 13, 2015.

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Silica photonic crystal coating helps solar cells keep their cool under the hot sun

By April Gocha / September 28, 2015

A trio of Stanford University researchers has developed a clear and protective cooling coating for solar cells that allows them to shunt away excess heat and improve efficiency.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / May 1, 2015

Apple invests in solar, Saint-Gobain gets abrasive, Onyx Solar expands to Spain, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for May 1, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / February 6, 2015

Raytheon acquires drones, Asahi solar receives awards, Corning nabs NovaSol, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for February 6, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 4, 2015

Comic book thesis, bacteria-powered fuel cells, advanced materials for protective gear, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 4, 2015.

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Form and function: Decorative and flexible OPV panels make solar power pretty

By Jessica McMathis / February 1, 2015

Could solar panels someday be a thing of beauty in both form and function? Thanks to the work of scientists at VTT Technical Research Centre (Finland), we can finally have our solar energy and use it as a design element, too.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 30, 2014

Molybdenum disulfide gets some understanding, how glassy materials fail, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 30, 2014.

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