Third Gen Solar Inventor Wins $1.07 Million Millennium Prize

Photovoltaic pannelAt École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, Michael Graetzel is a scientist and professor of photonics and interfaces.

To the rest of the world, he is the inventor of “Graetzel Cells,” better known as dye-sensitized solar cells-DSSCs, the leaders among third generation solar innovations. They are low-cost, easy to produce, thin and flexible if need be.

When you hear about radical solar technologies like organic solar cells, solar paint or solar cells made with pokeberries, the odds are good the science which created that technology stemmed from Michael Graetzel’s own scientific innovations

Source: Solar Calfinder


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