Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Advances in Solar Energy

The solar panel itself costs around 60 % of total solar energy system cost. More and more research are done to lower the cost and efficiency of solar panels.Now-a-days solar cells are available in flexible form which can take any complex shapes. Read these two articles.
1.Chinese manufacturers have ­dominated the international ­market for conventional solar ­panels by ­building  bigger ­factories faster. Now they will need to ­innovate to maintain their lead.
2. Foldable  solar panels.