All this recent talk of new technologies got me thinking of something I've been meaning to post for a while now...
3D Solar Panels - I've been eagerly awaiting a commercially available product since I first came across this innovation on or around 2011, but alas there still seems to be no company making them yet. Given that MIT state they foresee 3D panels giving 20 times greater power, it should mean that a single 100 watt 3D panel would be equivalent to a 2000 watt convention panel, therefore one in the back garden should fully charge up say a 400AH Deep Cycle Battery in just a few hours, HOWEVER I've only yet seen one company that looked close to releasing 3D panels about a year ago and when I looked again a few months later, the web site had mysteriously vanished (can't remember the name of the site I’m afraid, it was Spanish or Portuguese I think).
Given the serious potential of this technology, the cynic in me suspects TPTB don't want the hoi polloi getting their hands on these babies for a good while yet.
Anyone else have any more information or updates on when this technology may be commercially released other than the standard press releases by MIT and others?