Solar cell sentence example

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  • In 1954, the first solar cell able to convert enough of the sun's power so as to run electrical equipment was developed.

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  • The flow of electrons inside a solar cell is created when the electrons are jolted by an influx of energy (sunlight), and are knocked loose from the semi-conductor.

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  • It was in the 1970s, during another energy crisis, that a less expensive solar cell was developed, making solar power more realistic for navigation systems, railroad crossings and other areas far off the grid.

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  • The "efficiency," or the amount of solar energy the solar cell could convert to equivalent electricity, was only about 6 percent by the end of the year.

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  • However, as semiconductor technologies advance, and as scientists come up with additional unique methods of boosting solar cell efficiency, a world powered mostly by the sun's energy is quickly becoming a very real possibility.

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  • Light is absorbed through the face of the watch by a solar cell beneath the face, which changes the light into energy that is then stored in a rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

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