Printed solar cells is one of the solutions to make solar panels. Like the Nanosolar’s printing machine, there are other initiatives starting to develop. One of them is at CSIRO Australia. Peter Batchelor, announced today the start of printing trials by Securency International, a banknote printing company.
“The production of these film-like solar cells will be literally as easy as printing money,” Mr Batchelor said.
“These solar cells are cutting edge technology and offer advantages over traditional solar technology because of the potential to mass produce the cells cheaply and install them over large areas such as rooftops.
“The technology used for these cells is still in its infancy, but this project aims to speed-up the development of this technology and take it from research to rooftops as quickly as possible.”