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New method to recycle old batteries into solar cells

Source: The Times of India, Date: August , 2014

Researchers have proposed a system that recycles materials from discarded car batteries a potential source of lead pollution into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide emissions-free power. The system is based on a recent development in solar cells that makes use of a compound called perovskite specifically, organolead halide perovskite a technology that has rapidly progressed from initial experiments to a point where its efficiency is nearly competitive with that of other types of solar cells.

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