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Transparent solar cells?

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by Steve, Dec 19, 2002.

  1. Steve

    Steve Is that it, then?

    Does anyone know if there is such a thing as a transparent or semi-transparent, thin-film, flexible solar cell? The output per square meter does not need to be all that great.
  2. IamZed

    IamZed ...

  3. dmdvt

    dmdvt Guest


    The goal is to learn something new everyday.

    And I did.

  4. Steve

    Steve Is that it, then?

    Yeah, unfortunately, they're not transparent enough for what I had in mind, plus it looks like the tech is new, so will no doubt be too expensive, also.

    Oh, well, I'll wait ten years or so and see...
  5. Coot

    Coot Passed Away January 7, 2010

    Yep, the next thing on the horizon are PV skylights for buildings. Daylighting and electricity.

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