Highly transparent solar cells for windows

transparent-panel_Gizmag2012“A UCLA team has developed a new type of solar cell that is nearly 70 percent transparent to the naked eye. The plastic cells, which use infrared instead of visible light, are also more economical than other types of cells because they are made by an inexpensive polymer solution process and nanowire technology, potentially paving the way for cheaper solar windows.” … by David-Szondy in Gizmag.com – July 2012

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