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UNI-Solar PVL-124 124W Phot-Voltaic Module Amorphous Laminate-solar panel

UNI-SOLAR photovoltaic laminates (PVL) are flexible and lightweight laminates made exceptionally durable by encapsulation in UV stabilized polymers.The polymer encapsulation is partially constructed of durable ETFE, (example, Tefzel) a high-light-transmissive polymer. These solar panels rock. Their photo-voltaic material is an amorphous laminate and at 124 watts they pack quite the punch power wise.

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solar a solar a, yes, it is that time of year that we need to be aware of the solar a. Most people ignore this but we know that the usual suspect is not what you really were thinking. Solar a… where do you stand? So once again one this precipices of a new supermoon …

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Iranian Students Design, Develop Solar-Powered Car

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian university students unveiled a car that runs entirely on solar energy. The students from the vehicular research department at the University of Qazvin designed and developed the vehicle named ‘Havin’ which means ‘shining sun’. Havin is five meters long and two meters wide and is capable of reaching speeds of over 130 …

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Wind and Solar Could Supply 25 Percent of Oahu’s Electricity

by Joshua S Hill – “The findings of this study show it is feasible to integrate large-scale wind and solar projects on Oahu but also have value beyond Hawaii. Both large mainland utilities and relatively small and/or isolated grids that wish to integrate significant amounts of renewable energy while maintaining reliability for their customers can …

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Colorado: Three large solar power arrays to be built in Fresno

Construction is about to begin in southwestern Fresno County on three large arrays of solar power panels to produce electricity for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The three projects will be built near the towns of Five Points and Helm. They will be completed by October and generate a combined 50 megawatts of electricity — …

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New multilayered solar cell boosts efficiency-Solar power gets boost

Solar Junction’s solar cell is like a tiny layer cake able to crank out more power per inch than most cells. The 4-year-old company yesterday said it expects to start production of its high-efficiency solar cells by early next year in its home town of San Jose, Calif. It is also awaiting word in the …

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10 Million Solar Roof Law, Stuck in Congress, Could Get Boost from DOE Program

The DOE’s newly announced plan to make solar affordable offers Sen. Sanders a chance to breathe new life into his languishing ’10 Million Solar Roof Act’ By Maria Gallucci The Department of Energy’s new SunShot Initiative to make solar energy as cheap as coal has given fresh hope to industry enthusiasts. And it may even …

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Amorphous Silicon

Amorphous Silicon Amorphous silicon cells are composed of silicon atoms in a thin homogenous layer rather than a crystal structure. Amorphous silicon absorbs light more effectively than crystalline silicon, so the cells can be thinner. For this reason, amorphous silicon is also known as a “thin film” PV technology. Amorphous silicon can be deposited on …

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Thick-film Silicon

Thick-film Silicon Another multicrystalline technology where the silicon is deposited in a continuous process onto a base material giving a fine grained, sparkling appearance. Like all crystalline PV, this is encapsulated in a transparent insulating polymer with a tempered glass cover and usually bound into a strong aluminium frame.