END USER FOCUS: Solar cell future for minerals

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

In the manufacturing process and in cell components, minerals play a vital role in this growing market

The global drive to bring non-fossil fuel energy sources to fruition as swiftly as possible has created several new energy industries, of which solar power is very much at the forefront. Forecasts indicate that photovoltaic (PV) derived electricity could be providing up to 12% of the EU’s electricity demand by...

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