Gallery: Australia’s Largest Solar Cell Printer Can Spit Out a Photovol...

 

An incredible new printer at the University of Melbourne has allowed researchers to print solar cells up to the size of an A3 sheet of paper. Developed in collaboration between the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium (VICOSC), CSIRO, and the University of Melbourne, the solar cell printer makes renewable energy even easier to source.

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  1. peter lang January 17, 2015 at 10:20 am

    you can make hydrogen fuel so that it can replace all your oil needs. use ultrasound to make it from water. all data is made free and open source: http://youtu.be/x5jOwslnhZs

  2. MrKhris June 6, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    May I have a few? ‘Kay, thanks, bye. :)

  3. rodgerolsen June 2, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    Unfortunately, these cells deteriorate in sunlight. Not a good characteristic for solar cells.

  4. Ojoe May 24, 2013 at 10:00 am

    This is incredible! What Voltage? how many watts per sheet? what is the efficiency? Also, what is the estimated cost for a sample for a 20W sheet? or something close to that wattage?

  5. makaludan May 16, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    What compounds ad or minerals are used to create the solar cell?

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