Net metering debate continues

  The price of solar panels has dropped to the point where many customers find it cost effective to install them on their roofs, reducing their monthly electric bills in the process. The value proposition is greatly enhanced if the distribution company offers a credit for any net or excess generation fed into the grid. […]

X-rays reveal details of plastic solar cell production

  Plastic solar cells are light, easy to install, and readily produced using a printer. Nevertheless, the processes that take place on the molecular scale during the production of organic solar cells are not yet entirely clear. Researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now managed to observe these processes in real time. […]