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Solar pioneer Martin Green awarded prestigious technology prize

UNSW Professor Martin Green is the first Australian to receive the esteemed Millennium Technology Prize for transforming the production of solar energy

ACAP congratulates Scientia Professor Martin Green on being awarded the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize for his leadership in the development of the Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell (PERC) – the world’s most commercially viable and efficient silicon solar cell technology.

Presented by Technology Academy Finland, the biennial prize highlights the impact of science and innovation on society and is worth 1 million euros. Prize patron and President of Finland Sauli Niinistö conferred the prize upon Prof. Green at a ceremony in Helsinki.


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