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Heliatek adds foil to organic solar cells

9/3/2010 02:54 PM EDT
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krisi
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re: Heliatek adds foil to organic solar cells
krisi   9/3/2010 3:13:11 PM
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Organic, solar, what's not to like! Anyone knows any details of this technology to judge how sounds it is? Kris

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chanj0   9/3/2010 8:46:18 PM
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In terms of weight, organic solar cell looks like an attractive product. Does anyone know the efficiency of it compared to that of inorganic solar cell?

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jg_   9/4/2010 4:09:13 AM
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Lab numbers are : 2009 : 6.1% April 2010 : 7.7% and they claim to target 10+% No products until 2012, so still lab-level tech, but those numbers/trends are quite good. Of course, they are not the only roll-roll Solar PV solution, and lifetimes/degradations are only hinted at.

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Silicon_Smith   9/4/2010 6:35:25 PM
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"500 grams per square meter, instead of today's customary 20-kg per square meter for silicon-based solar cells", what would be the cost differential? Any clues?

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chanj0   9/7/2010 6:50:49 PM
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10% is low compared to the claim posted in another article. http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4207381/IMEC-reports-solar-cells I am wondering whether SunPower's claim is true or not. Any comment?

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