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BRITISH TEAM DEVELOPS THIN SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS
Posted By Jorge Chapa On September 20, 2007 @ 12:13 am In Environment,Renewable Energy,Solar Power | 6 Comments
The way that solar technology is advancing these days can only be described as truly exciting. The latest report: a team of British researchers from Durham University have developed light absorbing materials for use in the production of super-thin layer photovoltaics . These thin cells could be installed on homes or even moving cars, and could be significantly less expensive than their thicker counterparts.
“One of the main issues in solar energy is the cost of materials and we recognize that the cost of solar cells is slowing down their uptake.” said Professor Ken Durose.
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