24 Jun '13, 2pm

Cool Earth Solar Testing Tubular Plastic Concentrating PV System

It’s a new turn on concentrating photovoltaics (CPV). Cool Earth Solar’s inflated, tubular CPV system encases PV cells in a lightweight tube of thin plastic films, which concentrate the sun on the cells. Cool Earth Solar partnered with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to test and deploy 100 kilowatts of the unique CPV modules at the Livermore Valley Open Campus’s Clean Energy Demonstration Field. The campus includes the Lawrence Lab as well as Sandia National Laboratories, the city of Livermore, the iGate iHub and more than 33 community partners, according to Lawrence. Cool Earth Solar has already partnered with Sandia on the pilot project to validate the technology. But now, under a partnership with Lawrence Livermore, the California Energy Commission awarded them $1.7 million to test how communities can integrate solar. Cool Earth is matching the award with $1 mill...

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