Ultrathin solar cells use less material, split water, don’t destroy themselves.

Chris Lee – 3/30/2017, 9:47 AM

The clean energy revolution, despite recent policy developments, is upon us. The Netherlands’ main train company now runs entirely on wind energy. Electric cars are making inroads, especially in high density urban areas.

But, to be frank, batteries are not a great replacement for hydrocarbons: their energy density is relatively low, and recharging times are rather long. Despite it being irrational for most people, range anxiety is a real thing for some.