[Its.an.education.project] Ivan's latest blog entry on OLPC
jg at laptop.org
Sun May 18 03:14:28 CEST 2008
On Sun, 2008-05-18 at 10:32 +1000, Martin Sevior wrote:
> HI Jim,
> Your answer didn't actually appear here.
> Alan, there are *LOT* of research groups and companies who say they
> have the technology to produce cheap solar cells, or will do if they
> "could just get a bit more funding", I was under the impression that
> OLPC had found a Chinese company that was actually delivering flexible
> panels at $2.50 per watt.
Sorry, slip of the finger....
Gold Peak. We're trying to get the supply chain moving... I don't know
the individual prices.
> On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 3:21 AM, Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-05-17 at 20:08 +1000, Martin Sevior wrote:
> >> Jim Gettys quoted a price per peak watt for $2.50 for solar so that
> >> would bring the cost down to $400 for the panel.
> >> Jim, can you tell us the name of the supplier for the $2.50/Watt solar cells?
> >> I haven't found them on the internet yet.
> >> (Actually at those prices I'm thinking of going into business to
> >> import them into Australia. Current prices here at 3 times higher than
> >> that!)
> > --
> > Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org>
> > One Laptop Per Child
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