oa CSIR Science Scope - Solar dye cells : a different approach to solar energy : alternative energy research
|Article Title||Solar dye cells : a different approach to solar energy : alternative energy research|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Lukas Le Roux and Francois Cummings|
|Publication Date||Jun 2009|
|Pages||12 - 14|
What if some windows in your office building or home could actually act as solar panels? These windows would be tinted and have the dual tasks of providing shade for the occupants of the building as well as generating electricity. This technology exists but needs to be refined and completely understood for it to be an attractive and cheaper alternative to currently used solar panels.
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