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What is the best solar efficiency out there?

  1. Jun 7, 2014 #1
    I read there are transparent solar panels which are also flexible,
    Then I read carbon base solar panel.
    Then sun capture that concentrate to panels like other fresnel lens or dish like. Then there is this idea that people can print out their own flexible solar panels with photovoltaic ink.

    What are the costs and efficient?

    What are the
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  3. Jun 12, 2014 #2
    I'm sorry you are not generating any responses at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us? Any new findings?
  4. Jun 12, 2014 #3


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    Much of this is still in the research stage, so costs are not known. It takes several years to move from research to R&D, and more time to become a manufactured product ... and not all ideas make it into consumer hands.
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