Person: George Palikaras

Government invests $5.4M to develop solar cell technology for vehicles

The Government of Canada is investing $5.4 million in Halifax-based Metamaterial Technologies Inc to help the company develop lightweight and high-efficiency silicon-based solar cell technology for the transport industry. The funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada, supports metaSOLAR, a product designed to cut carbon emissions by harnessing the sun’s energy. Company founder and CEO Dr…