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Solarphasec — Solar Power Meets Art

Solarphasec — Solar Power Meets Art

Solarphasec — Solar Power Meets Art May 3, 2012 By Zachary Shahan 2 Comments Share Pin It Here’s an interesting solar technology I recently ran across — Solarphasec’s 3D Spin Cell Generators (or, as I call them, solar cones). As you can see in the images and video above and the images below, this is a different look for solar. However, beyond a pretty look, these solar cones are supposed to outperform conventional solar panels. The site states that they generate 40% more power throughout the course of the day and have 60% more gain during the course of the year. Return on investment (ROI) is projected to be quite a bit better according to the company’s calculations (note: costs of conventional panels have come down a bit since the numbers below were calculated , but not nearly enough to reach an ROI of 3.349 years ): The Solarphasec site discusses how this conic form impro...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/03/solarphasec-solar-pow...

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