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Author(s): Kevin Gibson
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Paper Abstract

For the last eight years, the solar industry has experienced annual growth of over 40%. Concerns over the rising costs of conventional energy, as well as its environmentally damaging effects, have been driving this vigorous investment in solar energy. Now, with grid parity almost upon us, the solar industry is reassessing what it will look like as a commoditized, mainstream power source. Do the best opportunities for solar lie with a centralized or decentralized model of production? What are the most bankable PV technologies? How can costs be cut and efficiencies improved to take things to the next level and make that last push to reach grid parity? In this paper, we will examine Solaria's LCPV technology and approach to the future of solar power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8108, High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VI, 81080C (19 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.897676
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Kevin Gibson, Solaria Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8108:
High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VI
Kaitlyn VanSant; Raed A. Sherif, Editor(s)

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