Scientists smash solar cell efficiency record by converting 40.4% of sunlight to energy

December 8, 2014 by  
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A team from the University of New South Wales , Australia, just set a new world record for solar energy efficiency by successfully converting 40.4% of available sunlight into electricity. And what’s even more remarkable is the fact that the record was achieved by using commercially available solar cells in a new way – which means, as the team explains, “these efficiency improvements are readily accessible to the solar industry.” Read the rest of Scientists smash solar cell efficiency record by converting 40.4% of sunlight to energy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: commercial solar , concentrated solar power , efficiency , efficiency record , photovoltaics , Solar Cell , solar panel , solar plant , Solar Power , solar power tower , University of New South Wales , unsw

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