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New Breakthrough Could Double Electricity from Solar Cells

By Laura Evers


Tags: solar power,

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, they may have discovered a cheaper and more efficient way to produce electricity from solar cells. Researchers have developed solar concentrators that use dyed glass. They work in three steps:

This new technology is expected to be available within three years.

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