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Some microscopic algae can produce up to 60 times more biofuel than terrestrial plants using the same surface area and sunlight. Could these organisms revolutionise the renewable energy sector?
Solar energy is the second fastest growing renewable energy in the world, according to the International Energy Agency. An industry that is key to providing electricity to 840 million people today. But this dream of guaranteeing universal access to electricity would not have been possible without Charles Fritts, author of the first solid solar cell, the forerunner of today's solar panels.