Posts tagged: Temple University

Scientists Seek a Newer, Cheaper Solar Panel

Solar panels generate electricity by absorbing sunlight, but that is only half the battle. Once electrons in the panel are energized, they must be channeled in the same direction – a process that typically requires a panel made with layers of two kinds of material. Not in the future, if a team of researchers from […]

Solar Power Helps College Cope with Budget Cuts

(Image credit: Mercer County Improvement Authority) Public universities throughout the United States have had their budgets cut deeply and often since the Great Recession began. One New Jersey community college has offset lost funding by installing a solar system on campus. Mercer County Community College (MCCC) in West Windsor, NJ will save an estimated US$750,000 […]