The first prototype cell to use photonic crystals looks promising.
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A mechanical device mimics how fish harness energy from water flow.
A design that draws on jet engine technology could halve the cost of generating electricity from wind.
Ener-G-Rotors' system harvests energy at lower temperatures.
A more efficient generator could convert more of the wind's energy into electricity.
Improved dyes and electrolytes could make the Grätzel solar-cell design more practical.
Integrating solar cells into building materials could make solar power more attractive to homeowners.
An advance makes the conversion of heat to electricity practical.
Researchers have found a way to boost light from OLEDs.
New technology could provide a way to harness wave energy.