18 Oct '11, 9pm

New Super-Powered Organic Solar Cells – We Can Has Solar-Powered Laptops Nao?

The solar power industry is hard at work (we think , based on neat things they all keep telling us ) improving, refining , and redefining solar technology . This week, Molecular Solar Ltd informs us that they’ve got what they describe as a “significant breakthrough in the performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells.” They’ve managed a record voltage output in organic PVs, which more or less means that yes, you can power your electronic devices with solar cells. Since organic PVs are highly flexible and fairly low-cost, they can easily be integrated into a number of consumer electronics (think smartphone, laptop, perhaps iPod?). The limiting factor – until now – has been the low voltage output. Molecular Solar, a spin-out from the University of Warwick, reports that it has developed organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells with open-circuit voltages in excess of 4 volts – which th...

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