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I am by far NOT a super smart man. but is there a way to boost the
power output of a solar panel?
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"michael"
I am by far NOT a super smart man. but is there a way to boost the
power output of a solar panel?



** Google the topic - he is the first hit:

http://www.geo-dome.co.uk/article.as...e=solar_mirror



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On Thu, 29 Dec 2011 17:23:04 -0800 (PST), michael
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I am by far NOT a super smart man.


Yeah, it shows. Wrong usenet newsgroup. Try one dedicated to solar
photovoltaic power.

but is there a way to boost the
power output of a solar panel?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concentrated_photovoltaics
https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=Concentrated+photovoltaics
Try not to melt your solar panel.

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Yes... move the Earth closer to the Sun!

It's possible someone makes a faceted plastic lens system that collects
light over a wider angle.


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William Sommerwerck wrote:

It's possible someone makes a faceted plastic lens system that collects
light over a wider angle.


Solyndra made solar panels which would work with light in more directions
than just straight on. If you can get some of their panels, and back them
with curved mylar mirrors, you would get more electricity out of them.

Since the company went so spectacularly bankrupt, their arrays may be available
at fire sale prices. :-)

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