Researchers Claim New Solar Panel Can Collect 90% of Sunlight From Any Angle



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Righteous Fury

Yeah, yeah, that is an impressive collection rate. But what about the transfer rate? Has this been inproved? No? Then who cares.



 There is an efficiency coefficient though. Which (I just checked), stands at 25%. This will undoubtedly raise that somewhat when the two technologies are combined (if they can be).


"There's no time like the future."



I believe that the article is referring to photovoltaic cells, not to solar panels for heating water.  As far as I know, there is no "transfer rate" associated with photovoltaic cells.  There is a heat transfer rate associated with solar panels for heating water.

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