April 29, 2013
The Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation has awarded scientists a $2.4 million (2.25 million CHF) grant to develop an affordable photovoltaic system capable of concentrating solar radiation 2,000 times and converting 80 percent of the incoming radiation into useful energy.*
The system would also provide desalinated water and cool air in sunny, remote locations where they are often in short supply.
The prototype HCPVT system… read more