100x Less Silicone for New Type of Flexible Photovoltaics

Professor Harry Atwater from California Institute of Technology has announced a new process for manufacturing thin flexible sheets of solar power material with 100 times less silicone per KW for the same surface area. Published in the latest edition of the journal Nature Materials and posted to VOA News.

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Caltech/Michael Kelzenberg

In terms of sustainability and in terms of application this is a great advancement. We are always interested in seeing new ways to create 'plastic' energy-generating surfaces that can be used in sculptural applications.

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