12 Sep '11, 2pm

SolOptics’ Lens Design Improves PV Energy Harvest: As the solar industry and photovoltaic module industry matu...

SolOptics’ Lens Design Improves PV Energy Harvest: As the solar industry and photovoltaic module industry matu...

As the solar industry and photovoltaic module industry matures, incremental improvements become more and more important. Barring a black swan technological event that disrupts the current cost and efficiency trajectory, module vendors are fighting for every tiny advantage in cost reduction and performance improvement. Andrew Beebe, Chief Commercial Officer at Suntech Power , has remarked that a cost reduction of even one-tenth of a cent is worthy of attention at that leading solar firm. Genie Lens Technology claims that they can improve module efficiency and power harvest significantly. And now NREL has verified those claims. According to today's press release, "In outdoor tests performed by NREL ... the overall energy production of the PV modules tested up to 4 percent with performance improvements for all irradiance ranges. The largest improvements, up to 40 percent, occ...

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