This New Material Made from Crop Waste Could Rewrite the Rules for Solar Power. Here’s How

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  • A new material which has been derived from crop waste, means that more power can be generated even if the sun isn’t shinning.
  • This waste is made from fruit and vegetable waste and uses naturally occurring luminescent particles which capture ultraviolet rays and then emit the energy as visible light.
  • The particles are embedded in a flexible resin and can be shaped to the outside of buildings or electric cars.

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