Sharp unveils new semi-transparent solar panels with 6.8% conversion efficiency
See-through solar panels have been a long standing dream of many, and Sharp has just given the world its first taste of the revolutionary technology. Designed specifically for use as balcony railings and skyscraper windows, these solar panels have a semi-transparent black finish with a solar power conversion efficiency of about 6.8%. These panels pack a maximum output of 95 watts and measure in at 4.5-feet wide by 3.2-feet tall. Now the efficiency of these panels might not match up to those conventionally used, but replacing windows with these is bound to turn just about any building greener! Also, Sharp has not revealed the pricing details and we hope as technology progresses, these transparent panels will turn a little more efficient!