Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Colourful ‘solar glass’ means entire buildings can generate clean power

A solar power company capable of “printing” colourful glass that can generate electricity from the sun’s energy announced a £2m funding boost on Tuesday.
Oxford Photovoltaics, a spin-off from the University of Oxford, said the investment from clean-tech investors MTI Partners will help its solar glass, which can be dyed almost any colour, take a step closer to the commercial market.
“What we say here is rather than attach [solar] photovoltaics to the building, why not make the building the photovoltaics?” MORE: http://www.jbbardot.com/colourful-solar-glass-means-entire-buildings-can-generate-clean-power/

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