In December the ROBOTIKER-TECNALIA Technological Centre signed a joint Agreement with the Japanese company KYOSEMI CORPORATION for the analysis of Photoelectric Modules based on a new, vaulted-structure topology.
These new modules, providing greater captation of sunlight in 3 dimensions and a higher capacity of energy generation, form a product that is in the final phase of research and development for its mass production.
The agreement signed with ROBOTIKER-TECNALIA provides for the behaviour analysis of the new modules from KYOSEMI. Likewise the Technological Centre will analyse the stress intensity curves under different solar radiation conditions and the disadaptations that provoke various inclinations and partial shadows. This research enables the obtention of a series of conclusions that facilitate the design enhancement of the modules, at all times favouring their performance within a system formed by hundreds of modules.
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