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The mid- and long-term future of photovoltaics


  • hot_rodhot_rod Member Posts: 14,389
    Doubling the efficiency would be a huge step for PV. Does the raw material come from only the Ural Mountains :)
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    The magic is in hydronics, and hydronics is in me
  • Sal SantamauraSal Santamaura Member Posts: 319
    hot_rod said:

    ...Does the raw material come from only the Ural Mountains :)

    No, it's found in multiple places, including Arkansas:
  • jumperjumper Member Posts: 1,567
    I wonder what percentage of a home's PV installation cost is from the solar panels themselves? All that electric gear; marketing; permitting; labor; and so on must add up.

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