Biogenic Solar Cells can Convert Light to Energy Even on Cloudy Days

RECHELLE ANN FUERTES | July 5, 2018

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The biogenic solar cells were made from bacteria and can reportedly generate a current stronger than any previously recorded from similar devices. What’s even more interesting is that the solar cells can function the same way they do in bright light when they are in the dim light. According to the researchers, their solar power innovation could be beneficial in places where overcast skies are common like in British Columbia and northern parts of Europe. Further development of the new solar cells could make it as efficient as the synthetic cells used today in manufacturing solar panels, the researchers claimed.

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