26 Aug '11, 3pm

Mitsubishi Develops Spray On Solar

Mitsubishi Develops Spray On Solar

The Earthquake followed by a tsunami that devastated Japan back in March has spawned a veritable clean tech revolution, both on the research and governmental fronts. Now Mitsubishi Chemical Corp has announced it has developed a spray-on solar power technology whereby solar cells can be applied to buildings, vehicles and even clothing, just like painting. The solar cells are very thin (less than 1 millimeter thick) and weigh less than one tenth of crystalline solar panels of the same size. According to a report in the UK Independent newspaper , the solar cells use carbon compounds which as semiconductors when dried and solidified, generating electricity when exposed to light. The potential to save space required by conventional solar panels and the versatility of the technology could hail a new era for solar power. Mitsubishi Chemical’s prototype spray-on solar cells offer ...

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