Enhanced multi-layer lens-let array for extreme angle solar collection

Alsaigh, Rakan E. and Bauer, Ralf and Lavery, Martin P.J.; (2019) Enhanced multi-layer lens-let array for extreme angle solar collection. In: Optical Devices and Materials for Solar Energy and Solid-State Lighting 2019. Optical Society of America, USA. ISBN 978-1-943580-64-4

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    Abstract

    Deployment of solar panels on the side of buildings leads to very-low collection-efficiency. We present an enhanced multi-layer lens-let array that increases the daily generated power at near vertical deployment by a factor of 4.783.