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Solar Power Using Hair May Solve World Energy Problems

Posted by Chris DeMarco on Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 at 5:46 pm

A teenager in Nepal has invented a solar panel using hair instead of silicon that costs less than $40 to make. Not only is this new technology remarkable simply from its use of materials, but it may also hold the answer to solving the world’s energy problems.

The solar panel produces 9 V (18 W) of energy, which can charge a mobile phone or a pack of batteries capable of providing light all evening.

Read more at Mail Online on the original article here.

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One Response to “Solar Power Using Hair May Solve World Energy Problems”

  1. Detox John Says:

    Solar Power is so cool. it is clean and renewable energy. when the cost of solar panels goes down, i think every home should be owning a mini solar power station.

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