New solar cell sets world record, focusing the power of 297 suns

Breakthrough indicates scientists are well on their way to 50% efficiency roadmap, experts say

A new solar cell has broken all previous solar efficiency records by achieving 44.7% efficiency, meaning it converts almost half of all the light hitting it into energy.

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