July 15, 2008
Cost of Solar Energy
I forwarded an interesting article at Nature News to some of my homeowner friends who are contemplating installing solar panels on their houses.
The author of the article is Katharine Sanderson. Katharine reports on the physical sciences for Nature News. She has a degree in chemistry from Imperial College London and a PhD in organometallic chemistry from Cambridge University. Before joining the Nature news team in 2006, and branching out beyond chemistry, she edited features and reported news for the Royal Society of Chemistry's magazine Chemistry World. In 2005 Katharine was named 'new business features journalist of the year' by the Periodicals Publishing Association. I tend to pay attention to what she writes!
The article reports "A simple sheet of glass coated with dye could be enough to cut the costs of solar power." It is an interesting read, go check it out.