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New Energy Technologies want to make Electricity with Every Window

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Can be applied on traditional skyscraper windows.

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They can tint in custom colors.

American company, new energy technologies is developing electricity generating transparent windows and products for America’s 85 million detached homes and commercial buildings. Their mission has been to create solar windows which produce impressive amounts of clean electricity, that benefit the environment and the building landscape. The team developed a coating capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics that is processed uniformly in different color tints. These polymer organic photovoltaic arrays are clear and only capture UV rays which can be scaled up and have unparalleled manufacturability.

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Article Written by : Piotr Boruslawski

Image courtesy of : New Energy Technologies

Source : Designboom

More Efficient Lighting Could Save the US $10 Billion

Lighting is the single largest consumer of electricity in the U.S. According to a study commissioned by the Department of Energy back in 2002, lighting consumed about 22% of the total electricity generated in the U.S. That same study revealed that lighting constituted 30.3% of total building electricity use.

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Written by: Carin Hall

Source: Energy Digital