Sharp reveals see-through solar panel
Great potential exists in retrofitting old high-rise buildings with these innovative solar panels.
(Credit: Sharp Japan)
A see-through solar energy panel announced today by Sharp — primarily designed for balcony railings and skyscraper windows — offers an uncommon alternative energy solution and sense of privacy in a single package.
The semi-transparent black solar panel launches in Japan on October 1, and delivers a solar power conversion efficiency of about 6.8-percent with a maximum output of 95 watts. While the low conversion rate seems lackluster comparative to the 10- to 20-percent…
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