Cheaper Solar Panels

Solar panels may be about to become a lot cheaper, thanks to a new breakthrough.
26 June 2014
Presented by Chris Smith

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Solar panel installation at an information center adjacent to Ögii Lake

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Using a cheap chemical used normally to make tofu stick together, scientists at the University of Liverpool have stumbled upon a much more environmentally-friendly and cheaper way to manufacture very light-weight solar panels called thin film photovoltaics. Science writer Mark Peplow explains the significance of the find to Chris Smith...

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