10 Jun '11, 5pm

Solar panels to match your couch

While interesting, and could facility a degree of uptake by architectural design considerations, I do have a slight concern about these panels. That concern is, how does the colourisation affect a, the absorption spectra of the panel ( what frequencies of light the panel absorbs, given that the mix of reflected wavelengths give the panel it's apparent colour), and b, given that, how the energy yield is effected by colouring the panels.

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