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This new material made from crop waste could rewrite the rules for solar power. Here’s how

The particles are embedded in a flexible resin which can be shaped to the outside of buildings, electric cars and even boats. Image: Unsplash/ American Public Power Association

Douglas Broom

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This new material captures ultraviolet rays to power solar panels.
This new material captures ultraviolet rays to power solar panels. Image: James Dyson Foundation via Euronews
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Carvey Ehren Maigue shows how AuREUS can be moulded. Image: James Dyson Foundation
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45% of emissions reduction measures will need to come from recycling, upcycling and reuse.
45% of emissions reduction measures will need to come from recycling, upcycling and reuse. Image: World Economic Forum
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Douglas Broom

February 1, 2023

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