85% efficient solar PV!!!! WOW!

As soon as I saw this one I yelled, “That’s going straight to the pool room!” (This blog.) This is a real WOW factor!

The scientists claim up to 85% of usable sunlight is absorbed by the new panels, compared to approximately 17% efficiency with current commerically available solar cells.

via New twist on solar cell design › News in Science (ABC Science).

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