MI universities may be developing the next big thing: clear solar panels

Silicon is king when it comes to solar panels, but the reign of that dark, opaque material could be near its end.

An unassuming stretch of windows on Michigan State University’s campus is poised to revolutionize solar energy, a fast-growing and increasingly prevalent source of power. The panes installed last year look like regular glass, but they harvest enough sunlight to power the lights in the Biomedical and Physical Sciences building’s atrium.

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Source: Detroit News

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