New-generation solar panels far cheaper, more efficient: scientists


sustainability.thomsonreuters.com | Published Jan. 27, 2015

By Magdalena Mis

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A new generation of solar panels made from a mineral called perovskite has the potential to convert solar energy into household electricity more cheaply than ever before, according to a study from Briain’s Exeter University.

Super-thin, custom-colored panels attached to a building’s windows may become a “holy grail” for India and African countries, Senthilarasu Sundaram, one of the authors of the study, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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