‘Useable solar technology will be ready in about 5 years‘

27.06.2011                      25.Siwan, 5771


‘Useable solar technology will be ready in about 5 years'

Organics could be cheap alternative to silicon in solar panels, says expert.

While far less absorptive then the inorganic silicon panels currently used across the globe to transform the sun’s rays into useable energy, organic materials are extremely inexpensive and might provide an effective alternative to silicon in the near future, Prof. Stephen Forest of the University of Michigan argued at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba on Monday.
Forrest was speaking at the 2011 Ilse Katz Institute Day, held at the university’s Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, during a portion of the conference that focused on nanotechnology’s relation to renewable energy production….