TSI editor’s note: In this article by Rahul Nair of Mercom India, Nair details some information about an Australian startup that is working on research to replace the silver in solar panels with copper. Silver bulls have claimed for a long time that solar demand would be a major driving force for silver demand in the future. If this company is successful however, it may put a crimp in that part of the silver thesis. However, what this article may also suggest is that as the silver price rises because of further industrial and perhaps monetary demand, there just won’t be as much of it available to satisfy certain industries.
Continue reading at: https://mercomindia.com/startup-aims-reduce-solar-cell-cost/