Plastic Solar Cells – The Daily Climate – 18 march 2012

Recent gains in the efficiency, lifespan and manufacturing of thin-film plastic solar panels have advocates convinced that, this time, solar really is on the verge of a revolution – even as the market crashes around them.

By Doug Struck
for the Daily Climate

In what was once a Polaroid factory 50 miles south of Boston, a high-tech company is printing sheets of solar cells made of plastic, trying to create tomorrow’s energy source amid the tumult of today’s energy market.

Plastics put solar on the verge, again — The Daily Climate