Gallery: “Blackest” Solar Cell Ever Designed Absorbs 99.7 Percent of Al...

 

Natcore Technology scientists have created a black silicon solar cell with an average reflectance of 0.3%, making it the “blackest” solar cell ever designed. Compared to the most efficient solar cells currently on the market, Natcore’s development offers a tenfold decrease in reflectance over the solar spectrum. The result is an increase in energy efficiency that could help solar power compete even more effectively with traditional fossil fuels.

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  1. Ben Nash February 23, 2015 at 8:20 am

    What is the increase of conversion? ( the only important number and its missing)

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