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Electricity-generating tinted windows reveal a sustainable future

February 14, 2018View for printing

When it comes to a sustainable future, scientists aren't seeing clearly.

Researchers have developed a new type of tinted "smart window" that generates electricity when darkened.

The windows "can be automatically converted into a solar cell to generate electricity for us," said Peidong Yang, a chemistry professor at UC Berkeley and researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the Berkeley Hills who heads the team responsible for the discovery.

By JENNIFER LEMAN | jleman@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group

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