SolOptics’ Lens Design Improves Solar Panel Efficiency Up to 12.5%

Friday, August 6, 2010

SolOptics’ Lens Design Improves Solar Panel Efficiency Up to 12.5%

Big improvements in solar panel performance with a stick-on texturing process for use on film or glass

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 now fighting for every tiny advantage in cost reduction and performance improvement. …Read More ›

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