Cheaper, more efficient solar technology a step closer


6 & 10

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Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Physical Sciences – Energy

Years: 6, 10

Word Count: 410

Australian researchers have boosted the efficiency of solar cells by combining silicon and perovskite – and that could mean cheaper solar energy. Suitable for use alongside Physical Sciences curriculum for either Year 6 looking at alternative sources of electrical energy or Year 10 looking at Energy Efficiency.

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6 & 10