A reflective article includes a transparent substrate having a first major surface and a second major surface. A base coat is formed over at least a portion of the second major surface. A primary reflective coating having at least one metallic layer is formed over at least a portion of the base coat. A protective coating is formed over at least a portion of the primary reflective coating. The article further includes a solar cell and an anode, with the solar cell connected to the metallic layer and the anode.
NOTICE OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
This invention was made with Government support under Government Contract No. DE-FC36-08GO18033 (DOE Solar Power) awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The United States Government may have certain rights in this invention.