How a new kind of "black silicon" is revolutionizing solar cells

Black silicon solar cells are a relatively new technological advance that allows for the absorption of light in the infrared spectrum — about 25% of incoming sunlight. These cells are capable of pulling in an incredible 99.7% of the light that hits their surfaces, compared to traditional cells which absorb 95%. And… » 10/11/12 2:30pm 10/11/12 2:30pm