written by reader “Death of Silicon Solar Cells” by Ian Jenkins, Oil and Energy Insider, publisher

By VINCENT, September 5, 2017

This man claims that a small company is about to make Silicon Solar Panels , obsolete.
He claims that company insiders are about to put the stock out of reach if you do not buy
their yearly subscription. Does anyone know what tiny company who share price is around $10
he is talking about?

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September 11, 2017 12:53 am

Perovskite-based “solar tarps” to someday bring down costs of solar roofs
Sep 07, 2017Perovskite applicationsPerovskite SolarTechnical / research
A team of researchers from Cambridge, MIT, Oxford, Bath and Delft universities is working on perovskite-based “solar tarp” that can be rolled onto a rooftop, instead of using rigid and heavy panels. This could, on top of other advantages, significantly bring down installation costs.

The team explains that the idea of using perovskites isn’t new, but the problem had been that tiny imperfections in the mineral’s crystal structure would trap electrons before their energy could be tapped. The team successfully tested a treatment that uses the right combination of light and humidity during the manufacturing process to “fix” the material, getting it ready for potentially years of trouble-free, ultra-efficient use.

The treatment itself is said to be straightforward enough to be scalable to actual production of perovskite cells, since it’s just a question of exposing the half-made cells to light and humidity. The researchers have tested the treated perovskite cells over a few months, and report that the initial results are promising. Testing the long-term stability and resiliency of these cells will obviously take more time, but simulations of accelerated weathering should give us a better idea of how close we are.

“The bar is set very high with the panels that are on roofs now,” say the researchers. “Thirty years i