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Battery Companies Join Research Partners to Improve Lead Battery Cycling

August 2, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and UToledo launched a new research collaboration with lead battery manufacturers to extend the life of lead batteries. Read: Battery Companies Join Research Partners to Improve Lead Battery Cycling


Antimony Selenide Solar Cell with 6.4% Efficiency

April 30, 2021

Scientists at The University of Toledo have developed a new process for making environmentally friendly and cost-effective solar cells.


Air Force funds development of solar PV sheets for use in space

February 24, 2021

Dr. Randall Ellingson, professor in the UToledo Department of Physics and Astronomy and member of the UToledo Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization, discusses the $12.5 million the U.S. Air Force awarded to his team to develop photovoltaic energy sheets that would live in space and harvest solar energy to transmit power wirelessly to Earth-based receivers or to other orbital or aerial instrumentation, such as communications satellites.


Space-based PV sheets with power output of 1,000 W/kg

February 17, 2021

  Dr. Randall Ellingson, professor in the UToledo Department of Physics and Astronomy and member of the UToledo Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization, discusses the $12.5 million the U.S. Air Force awarded to his team to develop photovoltaic energy sheets that would live in space and harvest solar energy to transmit power wirelessly ...


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