Podcast: Godfather of solar on long road to a bright future

Earth Matters

Solar pioneer Martin Green, who invented the PERC solar cell which is now used in more than 90 per cent of the world's solar panels, joins the Newsworthy podcastto discuss the future of renewable energy and how a shift to cleaner energy will positively affect young people.

'Young people should be interested [in solar opportunities] because it's going to be a big part of the future economy, and it's going to provide jobs for large numbers of people.'

Historical photo of a group of seven young men, shot from above, looking up.Professor Green (front centre) and his team made the first 20 per cent-efficient silicon sale in 1985.UNSW


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