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Terrement Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2017 8:57 a.m. PST

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…could supercharge solar power plants"

not meant to be a tease title – just too many characters.

Early research – not ready for commercial applications – that may significantly impact solar farms.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2017 9:07 a.m. PST

Wear a long sleeved black shirt?

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2017 12:16 p.m. PST

I wonder if all roofing tiles and shingles will be made of something like this one day.

Nick Bowler30 May 2017 2:40 p.m. PST

The advances in solar are so rapid that I, as a layman, cant keep up.

When reasonably cheap flexible solar is available, it will go on my roof. I have a curved roof, so the rigid solar panels just dont work. Appropriate batteries are almost here. And solar costs keep going down. So I am almost at the tipping point.

Of course, I live in part of the world with expensive energy costs, making solar more attractive.

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