30 Nov '13, 7am

TetraSun Produces Solar Power With Pennies Thanks to NREL

TetraSun Produces Solar Power With Pennies Thanks to NREL

The company is making the waves primarily because it’s looking at doing silicon PV in a way that significantly reduces the cost of PV solar power by using simplified manufacturing techniques and cheaper materials—namely copper instead of silver—to harvest electrons produced by the cell. While copper is a good conductor of electricity, it has been hard to apply it in a way that produces the wanted results in a silicon PV cell because the copper doesn’t want to stay in that form. And the copper ribbons on the cells are about 50 microns wide—about one-twenty-fifth the width of a human hair, according to NREL.

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