Silicon has long been the top choice for solar panels because it converted sunlight to energy more efficiently, but organic photovoltaics have taken a major step forward. Photo: Reuters

Organic solar battery sets record for converting sunlight to energy in Chinese study

Development is a big step forward in putting the cheaper, more flexible cells made from carbon and plastic into commercial use, according to lead scientist

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Silicon has long been the top choice for solar panels because it converted sunlight to energy more efficiently, but organic photovoltaics have taken a major step forward. Photo: Reuters
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