GreenOptionsBlog: Orbs of Power! Solar Cells Go Spherical!

A Japanese company named Kyosemi has developed a spherical solar cell that captures light from any direction. Since the cells can use both direct and indirect (reflected) light, the cells are obtaining an efficiency rating of about 20%, which is higher than flat non-concentrating solar cells.

Head on over to GreenOptions to read more details and see a picture of the solar cell, and when your done there you can go to WorldChanging to read an interview with one of the inventors of the sperical solar cell.

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