concentrating photovoltaics: coming of age?

A recent edition of Barron’s Online featured an article on Emcore and its Concentrating Photovoltaic (CPV) technology. On August 13th OPEL International announced that its CPV technology received a strong reception at Canaccord Adams’ 28th Annual Growth Conference. This latter release went on to say that while CPV technology is not new it is now […]

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to wet or not to wet – GE’s metal wettability work

On October 15th MIT’s Technology Review published an interesting article entitled “Water-Repelling Metals”. The article introduces GE developments around an anti-fouling metal surface and highlights a whole host of applications that might benefit. It is noted here that these are not niche applications. Rather they represent a spectrum of industrial applications that could be made […]

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