30 Dec '14, 4pm

New inexpensive spray-on solar cells turn (almost) any surface into a power plant

Which perhaps makes it all the more surprising that this technique does not appear to cause any major drop offs in efficiency. However, efficiency is still a major consideration with spray-on solar. The sprayLD system converts about 8.1% of sunlight to power, as opposed to 15-20% for standard rooftop solar arrays. But, speaking to Co.Exist , Kramer explained that while he is working on boosting sprayLD’s efficiency “we think of ourselves as operating in a slightly different paradigm, where we don’t have to be quite as efficient because we’re so much less expensive.”

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