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Organic photovoltaic startup appoints CEO

3/19/2011 01:10 PM EDT
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re: Organic photovoltaic startup appoints CEO
Robotics Developer   3/24/2011 10:32:52 PM
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I wonder what the energy cost to produce versus the cell's lifetime energy output ratio is? If this technology is going to take off it needs to be lower cost than current technology offerings and have at least as long a life with the same or better power output.

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krisi   3/24/2011 9:17:34 PM
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Good point @selinz! Hopefully there is not that much oil needed to manufacture plastic, anyone knows? Kris

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selinz   3/24/2011 9:14:49 PM
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Well, since "plastics" are derived, in general, from petroleum products, it's not completely independant! :-)

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krisi   3/21/2011 1:31:14 PM
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Plastic solar cells! That is the way to oil independence...anyone know what kind of conversion efficiency can be achieved here? Kris

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