Paintable Solar Cells May Someday Replace Silicon-Based Panels

October 9, 2015 05:23 PM
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Solar panels today are still factory-manufactured, with the use of some highly toxic substances such as cadmium chloride. But a researcher at St. Mary’s College, Maryland, says we are close to being able to create solar panels by painting them on a suitable surface, using nontoxic solutions. VOA’s George Putic reports.