New 'Rock Candy' Process To Manufacture Silicon Could Make Solar Power Even Cheaper

From ThinkProgress Fri Jan 25 2013, 16:18:13

By Tina Casey Via Clean Technica Researchers at the University of Michigan have come up with a low-cost way to manufacture high-grade silicon, based on a concept familiar to anyone who has tried to make rock candy at home. If the breakthrough can be translated into a commercially viable process, it would make ultra-cheap solar [...]

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