U.S. DOE announces $12 million research funds to enable near theoretical solar cell efficiencies

On January 25, 2013 the U.S. Department of Energy announced that it will fund three to four projects totaling $12 million to develop ultra-efficient solar cells that have efficiencies close to the theoretical Shockley-Queisser limit. As we have noted in our recent reports, Key Issues and Innovations...

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