Pricey New Space Age Perovskite Solar Cell Aims For Low-Cost Rooftop Solar Market | CleanTechnica

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the University of Washington, have come up with a strategy for driving down the cost of solar cells while ramping up efficiency: start at the top. The team has developed a high cost, high efficiency quantum dot solar cell for space applications, where price is no obstacle. The idea is to hook the expensive new solar cell up with a cheaper — much cheaper — perovskite layer. The combined solar cell would be aimed at terrestrial applications with a more down-to-earth price point, too.

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