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Powering the future – solar cells by the metre

Trials commencing today promise a new era of solar cells that are printed like money.

19 February 2009

World leading research from CSIRO’s Future Manufacturing Flagship as part of the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium (VICOSC) aims to develop flexible, large area, cost-effective, reel-to-reel printable plastic solar cells.

Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources, Peter Batchelor, announced today the start of printing trials by Securency International, a banknote printing company.

“The production of these film-like solar cells will be literally as easy as printing money,” Mr Batchelor said. Continue reading Powering the future – solar cells by the metre