<br><span class="gmail_quote"></span>That's amazing!<br>Here's a couple of papers&nbsp; I found following up on this<br><a href="http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2006/q4/061206b_nr.html" target="_blank" onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)">
http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2006/q4/061206b_nr.html</a><br><a href="http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy05osti/38689.pdf" target="_blank" onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)">
http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy05osti/38689.pdf</a><br><br>These seem to be 3 junction solar cells with different bandgaps in each region<br>for absorbing different parts of the spectrum. Pretty impressive.<br><span class="sg">
<br>Bill Barry</span><div><span class="e" id="q_10f5be2d990ed7cb_2"><br>
<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 12/6/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Edward Terry</b> &lt;<a href="mailto:eterry@openboxbuilder.com" target="_blank" onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)">eterry@openboxbuilder.com
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&gt;&gt;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;How many years to recover the cost of installation?<br>&gt;<br>&gt; I asked him, and though I don't remember the exact amount, I think about 1/3<br>&gt; of it was payed for<br>&gt; With tax-credits right away, with the solar taking about 10 years, and the
<br>&gt; hot-water taking about 5.<br><br>Speaking of solar energy, the DOE has announced that Boeing-Spectrolab<br>has created a solar cell with 40.7% efficiency.<br><br><a href="http://www.informationweek.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=196602062" target="_blank" onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)">

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