Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Other solar cell developments

Curt at Alternative Energy~Renewable Energy has posted predicitons on the economic viability of solar cells developed through nanotechnology. The verdict of Merrill Lynch analyst Steven Milunovich: "There could be significant adoption" if nanotech solar drops below 7 cents, said Milunovich in a recent research note. Nanotech could have "a significant impact" on the $3 billion-plus solar power market... "Cheaper manufacturing plants and processes could make solar competitive with fossil fuels."