$1/Watt, 10% Efficiency Thin-Film Solar

Solexant company logoThis Kurzweil AI item has a link to the Technology Review story, “Thin-Film Solar with High Efficiency.”

The article describes the San Jose based company, Solexant, in some detail including, “The company expects to sell modules for $1 per watt, with efficiencies above 10 percent.”

Nanotech leader Paul Alivisatos, of UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Lab, sits on Solexant’s board.

TR describes the strategy, “. . .Solexant is banking on simpler, cheaper printing processes and materials, as well as lower initial capital costs to build its plants.”

The company hopes to get the edge over Nanosolar and First Solar.

Things are looking up. To the sky. Where the sun is.

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