Flexible Solar Panels Aimed at Window Shades, Wallpaper: Page 2 of 2

Your window shades, wallpaper, and other textiles could one day power your home, harvesting energy from sunlight and indoor light sources.

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This partnership highlights just one of the numerous possibilities for the technology as the team continues to work to create a more robust and efficient flexible panel, Priya said.

“Our edge is in the ability to fabricate large-area modules with high efficiency,” he said. “We are actively working to integrate the product with the market and we see a wide variety of uses for the technology, from clothing to windows, to smart buildings to UAVs to mobile charging stations.”

Elizabeth Montalbano is a freelance writer who has written about technology and culture for more than 15 years. She has lived and worked as a professional journalist in Phoenix, San Francisco, and New York. She currently resides in a village on the southwest coast of Portugal.

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