The Newest Technology: Spray-On Solar Power Cells

May 7, 2008 at 1:16 pm Leave a comment

The plastic material uses nanotechnology and contains the first solar cells able to harness the sun’s invisible, infrared rays.

Like paint, the composite can be sprayed onto other materials and used as portable electricity. A sweater coated in the material could power a cell phone or other wireless devices. A hydrogen-powered car painted with the film could potentially convert enough energy into electricity to continually recharge the car’s battery.

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If this is true then it will change the whole concept of how we harness energy. I don’t know how it will affect the worldwide economy, but if it will be released, there might be some controversy. Just imagine that you won’t have to buy gas for your vehicle or you won’t have to pay for electricity… Even if this project will be finished, I doubt it that it will hit the market very soon or in the best case, it will be very very expensive, so you won’t afford to buy it anyway…

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