09 Aug '12, 8pm

New Solar Power Design Inspired by Telescope Could Produce Twice the Energy

New Solar Power Design Inspired by Telescope Could Produce Twice the Energy

Researchers have designed a new solar power module that uses a curved mirror to focus sunlight onto a 5-inch glass ball that then spreads the light evenly across a solar panel, leading to twice the power output of traditional solar panels when combined with high-efficiency solar cells. The design was inspired by telescope technology and the high-efficiency solar cells used by space agencies.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/08/09/new-solar-power-desig...

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