Breakthrough Solar Dye Coating Converts Glass Windows Into Solar Power Plants

Breakthrough Solar Dye Coating Converts Glass Windows Into Solar Power Plants

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sliver-panel.jpgMIT researchers have developed a new technique that involves coating glass with a specific mixture of transparent dyes which redirects sunlight to photovoltaic cells in the frame. The technology, outlined in the journal Science in July, could be used to convert glass buildings into vast energy plants. (BBC News reported on the discovery)

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