Taking a Tip from Floor Tiles: Solarmation Makes Concentrating Solar More Modular [Earth2Tech]

Concentrating photovoltaic technologies, which magnify sunlight and direct it onto solar cells, hold potential to increase the efficiency of a solar-power system. But several analysts — including Jenny Chase, head of solar research at New Energy Finance — say that CPV is likely to be more expensive than conventional solar-panel systems, which have been rapidly falling in price. And because CPV systems have a shorter track record and include moving parts to track the sun, some industrySource: GigaOM Network RSS Feed


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