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Research & Development 2017-10-07T19:00:24+00:00

3D Solar SmartPower: R&D Projects

Fresnel Lens Photovoltaic Generator Technology

  • Evaluate low cost underground air cooling techniques reducing solar panel temperature increasing power efficiency

Frame Design Modification

  • Reduces material cost while increasing interior light absorption efficiency
  • The frame is currently undergoing redesign reducing material costs by 83% & reducing weight while increasing interior sunlight absorption.
  • Various geometric shapes are under evaluation for optimal interior light pass-through.

Underground Air Cooling

  • Evaluate low cost underground air cooling techniques reducing solar panel temperature increasing power efficiency
  • Develop a specialized 3D solar frame that can run water through it effectively cooling design, increasing power efficiency 33%

Specialized 3D Printing System

  • Complete development of high-volume 8’ x 8’ 3D printing system materially reducing manufacturing cost of polyhedron frame