SOLAIC: DIY SOLAR CELLS

 

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.  

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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