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German lens company receives VC funding

Concentrator Optics, the German solar lens company founded by researchers from the University of Marburg, has received funding from Belgium-based venture capitalist Capricorn Venture Partners.

Concentrator Optics engages in the design and production of Fresnel lenses for concentrating photovoltaics (CPV). Manufacturers of CPV modules need Fresnel lenses in order to concentrate incident light onto modern multi-junction devices with high power conversion efficiency.

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