Cambridge University Reveal Solar Breakthrough

According to scientists from Cambridge University new solar cells could increase the maximum efficiency of solar panels by up to 25%.

According to scientists from Cambridge University new solar cells could increase the maximum efficiency of solar panels by up to 25%.


Scientists from the Cavendish Laboratory in the University's Department of Physics have developed a new type of solar cell which will harvest energy from the sun much more efficiently than the current ones.

It is said that the research which was published today (8th Feb. 2012) could dramatically improve the amount of useful energy which is created by solar panels. They work by absorbing energy particles from light which are called proton which then generate electrons which in turn creates electricity.

The fact that there's an inability to extract the full amount of energy from all of the different colours of light at once means that your ‘traditional' solar cells, found in solar pv panels are incapable of converting more than 34% of the available sunlight into electrical power.

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