Researchers in Qingdao China developed a solar cell that creates electricity from water and light.

Researchers in Qingdao China developed a solar cell that creates electricity from water and light.

First of all you should know that rain water isn’t 100% pure and composes of compounds such as ammonium, sodium and calcium of which all transforms into ions when in solution.
This works differently from regular solar cells as it requires a sheet of graphene on the surface.
For electricity to be achieved, rain water must fall on the graphene sheet to create what the scientists call a “pseudocapaitor”; spots of unbalanced charge where electrons are given from one side to the other.
This unbalanced charge is actually just a voltage, meaning the researchers can use this method to capture electricity.
The bad news is only 6.5% of this is efficient but the good news is as tech enthusiasts we now understand that harnessing electrical energy is feasible from rain water.
I say technology has come a long way.
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