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Korean researchers create new solar greenhouse panel

September 26, 2012  By Treena Hein

Harnessing solar energy in new greenhouse panels is being researched around the world, including Spain, United Arab Emirates and Korea. (Image courtesy

Korean researchers have created a solar cell capable of transmitting the red and green wavelengths of light that plants need for photosynthesis while also retaining the capacity to filter the rest of the energy into electricity that can be used to power a greenhouse.

Read more here about these dye-sensitive solar cells, which perform more efficiently in high temperatures than existing silicon solar cells.

The recent Energy Edge item about transparent PV greenhouse panels being developed in Spain is here.


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