3rd wave solar cells ... looking the goods

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    Thin-film solar films are more than 100x thinner than silicon-wafer cells and thus have correspondingly lower materials cost.

    Combining the materials-cost advantage of thin films with the process cost advantage of Nanosolar's 100x faster process technology leads to the best of both worlds.

    The result is the world's most cost-efficient solar electricity cells and panels:

    Technology Wave
    I. Wafer Cells
    II. Vacuum-Based

    III. Roll-Printed Thin-Film-on-Foil

    Energy Payback: (I)3 years (II)1.7 years (III)< 1 month
    Throughput/CapEx (I)1 (II)2-5 (III)10-25

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