Sustainable Energy – Class notes

Week 3
Photovoltaic science is AWESOME. And it keeps improving. While we have access to traditional stiff panels, thin film PV is on the way. Combined with paper batteries, we could really see a “Power Suit” in our lifetime.

According to this round-up the thin-film PV is at 19.9% efficiency so far!


-US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

For midterm, see post:
http://itp.nyu.edu/~ab4254/ABC123/?p=218

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