Solar power game-changer

Solar power game-changer

There are 1 comment on the CIOL story from Nov 5, 2008, titled Solar power game-changer. In it, CIOL reports that:

USA: Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered and demonstrated a new method for overcoming two major hurdles facing solar energy .

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Solarman

Indio, CA

#1 Nov 8, 2008
If this was implimented into existing solar cells, it could increase energy production up to 5% more, or 25% overall efficiency for the latest crystal cell technology. If this was placed into a cell using collection at all seven layers of the substance, then perhaps the solar panels would put out 45 to 50% of the sunlight falling on them as electrical energy. Think of a standard 200 Watt solar panel now and one the same size putting out 400 to 500 Watts.

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