29 Jun '12, 11am

Turn Your Beer Mug into a Paint-On Solar Charged Battery

are lowering the cost of solar power, and now researchers at Rice University have come up with a battery to match. They have developed a new paintable lithium-ion battery that can be applied to almost anything from beer mugs and bathroom tiles to plastics, glass and steel. Since the new battery can be charged with a small solar cell, the team envisions low cost, paint-on devices that can harvest solar energy and store it for later use, too.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/06/29/turn-your-beer-mug-in...

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