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US DOE offers $3 million for solutions to advance solar manufacturing

By Faye Oney / June 15, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy recently launched a $3 million competition to advance solar manufacturing in the U.S. The American-Made Solar Prize competition is open to all U.S.-based businesses and individuals.

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Getting the lead out—New material for perovskite solar cells replaces lead with titanium

By Faye Oney / February 23, 2018

Researchers have created a material that replaces lead with titanium that could be used in inorganic thin-film perovskite solar cells. Their lead-free perovskite offers better stability and a more environmentally-friendly alternative for tandem solar cells.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest: Solar edition

By April Gocha / July 28, 2015

New material for solar cells, non-stick pans improve solar efficiency, and other solar materials stories that may be of interest for July 28, 2015.

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