The good news that the cost of photovoltaic panels is at last in free fall is bad news for smaller 2nd generation manufacturers and developers of 40% efficient triple- junction cells. This talk will discuss the optics of novel building integrated photovoltaic applications where the multi-functionality means the cost dynamics are not simply about undercutting flat panel prices.
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