Is this the Breakthrough that Finally Ends ‘Big Oil’ and Brings Solar Power to the World?

September 24, 2014


The days of bulky, expensive solar panels that were heavy and required harsh chemicals to produce and a lot of labor to install may be coming to an end. Scientists in Australia have been able to produce the largest ever printed solar cells using a newly developed solar cell printer. Yes, they are printing solar cells.

The cells are flexible, cheap, and made from organic plastics and materials.

According to scientist Dr Scott Watkins, printing cells on such a large scale opens up a huge range of possibilities for pilot applications:


Printing Australia’s largest solar cells

Veröffentlicht am 15.05.2013

We’ve commissioned Australia’s largest facility for printing thin film solar cells. These A3 size devices could soon be coated onto buildings, into windows and on roofs to provide power in a range of different locations and circumstances.

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