Category Archives: Solar

Solar is only part of the solution

I’m a big fan of solar energy but also a realist, so I’ve long taken a skeptical view of claims that renewable energy sources—solar in particular—will obviate the need for more (hopefully fairly clean) fossil fuel power plants. A new … Continue reading

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Status of Photovoltaic Technology

Last Friday I attended a very informative solar technology workshop put on by the IEEE at Freescale in Austin. It brought together experts in both microelectronics and solar technology who provided a wealth of information about both fields and the … Continue reading

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