Thursday, July 30, 2009

Energy conversion

Books 2 Byte
Energy Opportunities & Social Responsibility
Satyesh C. Chakraborty
( http://www.jaicobooks.com/)

Energy technology

Do you know that Edward Yu of the University of California is leading a team of electrical engineers on a ‘thin-film single junction solar cell’ project with the potential for nearly 45 per cent sunlight-to-electricity conversion efficiency? This would allow crossing the theoretical limit of 31 per cent efficiency for conventional single junction cells, writes Satyesh C. Chakraborty in Energy Opportunities & Social Responsibility.

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