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Israel Startup Rolls Out Tiny Solar Panels for Smart Electronics

Oct. 23, 2018, 1:18 PM

A startup in Israel is implanting tiny solar panels on electronic devices that allows the devices to sustainably generate their own power, the latest sign that falling costs are pushing renewable energy technologies deeper into everyday use.

Closely held 3GSolar Photovoltaics Ltd. was founded in 2010 and is based in Jerusalem. It recently started supplying electronics manufacturers in Europe, China, and Israel and plans to build a factory to produce millions of its miniature solar cells by 2020.

“Our cell is made specially for indoor light and low light, it’s not a typical silicon solar panel that works outside,” Barry...

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