26 Apr '16, 12pm

New metamaterial could allow us to generate solar power from heat 24-hours a day

New metamaterial could allow us to generate solar power from heat 24-hours a day

These thermophotovoltaic cells could have exciting applications for the electric vehicle industry as well. When integrated into engines, they could recycle heat into power. “To fabricate this material the Berkeley team were operating at the cutting edge of technological possibilities,” said Kruk. Some are suggesting this new technology could drive the development of super efficient solar cells, forever altering the way we receive power.

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