A Better Solar Panel

Renewable Energy World reports that think tanks are making hug strides in the efficiency of solar panels.

The materials that make up the panels are still very expensive, but their is hope that the price will come down as the technology improves.

NewEnergyNews writes, "Coming generations of solar materials will be spray on, wearable and storable. They will be a lot like the mysterious world of the digital, too nanotechnological to visualize, too psuedo-photosynthetic to really understand and too cheap and easy to not use.

Meanwhile, here in the now, a draft of a forthcoming study obtained by NewEnergyNews shows that energy policy planners are preparing for the U.S. to obtain 10%-to-20% of its electricity from the four prominent solar energy technologies by 2030."

Full Story: A Vision of Sun

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