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Study assesses solar photovoltaic technologies

December 21, 2015

MIT researchers recommend rapidly scaling up current silicon-based systems while continuing to work on other technologies.

MIT-solar-photovoltaic-research_0.jpgJoel Jean (left) and Vladimir Bulović (center) of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Patrick Brown of the Department of Physics have, together with their collaborators, performed a rigorous assessment of today's many commercial and emerging solar photovoltaic tech­nologies. They conclude that none should be ruled out, given the urgent need to move to a low-carbon energy future. Photo: Stuart Darsch

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