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E-M:/ Solar Cell Breaks the 40% Efficiency Barrier



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Enviro-Mich message from "Lowell Prag" <lprag@mail.msen.com>
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Solar Cell Breaks the 40% Efficiency Barrier

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A photovoltaic (PV) cell achieved a milestone earlier this week with a
conversion efficiency of 40.7 percent. Produced by Spectrolab, Inc. -- a
wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing -- and funded in part by the U.S.
Department of Energy (DOE), the breakthrough could lead to PV systems with
an installed cost of $3 per watt and produce electricity at a cost of
$0.08 to $0.10 cents per kilowatt-hour
..."

http://www.renewableenergyaccess.com/rea/news/story?id=46765

Regards,

Lowell Prag



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