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Recyclable, Efficient Solar Cells Created Using Trees
2013-03-27 13:44:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers have developed recyclable, efficient solar cells using natural substrates from plants like trees. Georgia Institute of Technology and Purdue University researchers wrote in the journal Scientific Reports about how the solar cells can be quickly recycled in water at the end of their lifecycle. The team's solar cells are capable of reaching a power conversion efficiency of 2.7 percent. During the recycling process,...