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Really really bad and misleading headline...

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I have a broad background in utilities and energy. I worked for Capgemini in the Energy Practice for more than 15 years. During that time I rose to the position of CTO of the 12,000 person...

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Solar cells: Layer of three crystals produces a thousand times more power


Think, if something is 21% efficient, can you build something 1000 Times better? That is what this headline seems to indicate, only to find in the story that these new crystals are 1000 times better than the original crystal that was not very useful or efficient. What the article does not say is what is the actual conversion percentage for the new crystal...the 1000 times is NOT a comparison to current PV panels which is the way it is being portrayed in the media.

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PJ Davis on Jul 22, 2021

Great perspective as always Doug. Well put.

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Thank Doug for the Post!
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