Solar Panel Windows — Shiny Quantum Dots Boost Efficiency

Solar Panel Windows — Shiny Quantum Dots Boost Efficiency (via Clean Technica)

Windows that can effectively and cheaply double as solar panels are getting closer and closer every day, as recent work from the Los Alamos National Laboratory shows. The new work has demonstrated that quantum dots can be utilized to great effect in…

1 Comment to “Solar Panel Windows — Shiny Quantum Dots Boost Efficiency”

  1. By Serge Young, May 1, 2014 @ 4:42 AM

    As an architect I am really excited to hear about this development. As far as I am concerned glazing that transforms sun light to electrical energy couldn’t hit the market soon enough. This kind of development has great potential to make buildings energy producers rather than consumers and it provides a wonderful opprtunity for architects to re-think how glazing can be used and transform the way buildings look.

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