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Solar energy, past, present & future

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic Lecture/ Debate/Seminar


Solar photovoltaics has spread widely in recent years and could be the world’s cheapest electricity source by 2030. Paul Coxon will give a history of how we have used the sun's energy throughout the ages, how the current solar revolution began and expanded, and a glimpse at how scientists are mimicking natural structures to enhance the efficiency of the solar cells of the future.