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Solar to be revolutionised by tofu ingredient?

 
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:19 pm    Post subject: Solar to be revolutionised by tofu ingredient? Reply with quote

Here's something that could potentially change the solar industry:

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The chemical used to make tofu and bath salts could also replace a highly toxic and expensive substance used to make solar cells, a University study published in the journal Nature has revealed.
Cadmium chloride is currently a key ingredient in solar cell technology used in millions of solar panels around the world. This soluble compound is highly toxic and expensive to produce, requiring elaborate safety measures to protect workers during manufacture and then specialist disposal when panels are no longer needed.
Tofu ingredient could revolutionise solar panel manufacture


As usual from Universities, the keyline is "we need more money for further research" Wink
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