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Transparent Solar Cells that could power Mobile phones and Skyscrapers

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Although the sun has by far the largest potential of any energy resource available to civilization, our ability to harness that power is limited. Photovoltaic panels mounted on rooftops are at best 20 percent efficient at turning sunlight to electricity.

Research has boosted solar panel efficiency over time. But some scientists argue that to truly take advantage of the sun's power, we also need to expand the amount of real estate that can be outfitted with solar, by making cells that are nearly or entirely see-through, i-e transparent cells.

A Silicon Valley startup named "Ubiquitous Energy" has succedded in creating such transparent solar cells.

Organic chemistry is the secret to creating such material.

Manufacturing cost of organic solar is less comparing to the conventional silicon solar panels.

ClearView Power Technology of the Ubiquitous energy is a transparent solar cell that can coat any surface, including displays and windows, to harvest ambient light and generate electricity. Clean, clear Ubiquitous Energy.

Ubiquitous engineers are building organic photovoltaic structures 1,000 times thinner than a human hair.

Ubiquitous Energy has redesigned the solar cell to selectively transmit light visible to the human eye while absorbing only the ultraviolet and infrared light and converting it into electricity.
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2015-12-07 11:12
Transparent solar cells that could power skyscrapers
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Although the sun has by far the largest potential of any energy resource available to civilization, our ability to harness that power is limited. Photovoltaic panels mounted on rooftops are at best 20 percent efficient at turning sunlight to electricity.

Research has boosted solar panel efficiency over time. But some scientists argue that to truly take advantage of the sun's power, we also need to expand the amount of real estate that can be outfitted with solar, by making cells that are nearly or entirely see-through, i-e transparent cells.

A Silicon Valley start-up named "Ubiquitous Energy" has succededed in creating such transparent solar cells.

Organic
chemistry is the secret to creating such material.

Manufacturing cost of organic solar is less comparing to the conventional silicon solar panels.

ClearView Power Technology of the Ubiquitous energy is a transparent solar cell that can coat any surface, including displays and windows, to harvest ambient light and generate electricity. Clean, clear Ubiquitous Energy.

Ubiquitous engineers are building organic photovoltaic structures 1,000 times thinner than a human hair.

Ubiquitous
Energy has redesigned the solar cell to selectively transmit light visible to the human eye while absorbing only the ultraviolet and infrared light and converting it into electricity.
Read more from...

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doesn't seem to mesh with their goal of completely eliminating the need for batteries in small consumer gadgets and even smart phones, as LED lighting doesn't emit ultraviolet or infrared, and there isn't always a window nearby. Still a potentially revolutionary technology in other applications, but unfortunately it’s in the very, very early stages of development.

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