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Active solar panel initiative


Project Objectives

  • Design, development and prototyping of novel parallactic tracking solar module
  • Development and verification of cost-efficient manufacturing techniques and dissemination of knowledge among EU manufacturers


Solar Capture Technologies’ achievements

  • Extensive cell design and demonstration of over thirty novel cell options for the application
  • Initial silicon cell technology produced for prototype modules
  • DOE experimentation completed into emitter, laser and BSF effects on cell performance
  • Concentration testing and characterisation of initial technologies

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  • Application:
    Jan 2009 to Jan 2012