Solaic is an ongoing research project that documents informal methods of making Natural Dye Solar Cells. Originating from the thesis projects of undergraduate students in NYC, Solaic has become a traveling workshop and online resource for all interested in learning about harvesting the power of the sun.  


A raspberry dye sensitized solar cell made at the New School labs.

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A larger cell up close, with a display of surface tension from the iodide electrolyte sandwiched between glass.

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Current Window by Marjan Van Aubel, using Synthetic Dye Solar Cells provided by Solaronix