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How to make a commercially viable photovoltaic cells? Answered

Please mind that I live in India. If possible please send me links to acquire the material required for the same.

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kelseymh (author)2009-05-27

If you have access to a silicon-wafer fabrication facility, it's easy. Otherwise you'll need a few million dollars to build a lab-sized fab.

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NobodyInParticular (author)2009-05-27

While it is not exactly a dye-sensitized photovoltaic cell, there is an extremely inexpensive method that converts solar energy to fuel at reasonable efficiencies.

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jeff-o (author)2009-05-27

There are companies spending millions of dollars on exotic materials and tooling and infrastructure to build viable solar cells. As an individual I think you'd be better off working on wind power - it's far more feasible.

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lemonie (author)2009-05-27

I should just buy them, as most of the difficulty/cost is in the materials rather than the assembly. These any good?
http://energy.sourceguides.com/businesses/byGeo/byC/India/byP/solar/pvC/byB/dist/dist.shtml

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