Has anyone watched the Eco Tech show on the Discovery channel? They
showed quite a few new technologies that are improving Electric
Vehicles. One of the neatest things I saw on there was the new solar
panel technology. The scientist they showed developed a solar "ink"
that allowed him to print onto 6 mil plastic sheets. He said based on
current printing methods he could produce a solar "panel" at the cost of
about a dollar a watt. His panel also was flexible and would mount to
just about anything. It also didn't need to face the sun directly to
produce making mounting all over a car feasible. They should be coming
out this year if all things go right.
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