Until now, acreage was designated for either photovoltaics or photosynthesis, that is, to generate electricity or grow crops.
Indoor Farms of America announced the first fully operating, 100% solar powered vertical aeroponic indoor farm in the world.
An entire range of materials can be used today for solar cell production.
Yingli Green Energy announced that it recently announced the groundbreaking of a 100 MW Top Runner solar project in Wuhai City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Heliatek’s HeliaSol “ready-to-use” film was used on a roof installation for the first time.
Modern solar cells, which use energy from light to generate electrons and holes that are then transported out of semiconducting materials and into external circuits for human use, have existed in one form or another for over 60 years.