Solar Panel Coating to Increase Efficiency up to 6%

When computers appeared, there were people who designed software for them. When illnesses appeared, there were medicines for them. And so on…

Following the same pattern, Xerocoat, a newcomer in the solar industry, has patented a system that will make solar panels better and more efficient. They made a coating for the solar panels so that when covered with it, they receive 3% more light at noon and as much as 6% during early morning and evening hours. So they increase sensibly the solar panels’ efficiency and decrease the cost/watt.

Tom Hood, chief executive officer and president of XeroCoat, declares: “At XeroCoat, we’re strongly committed to making solar energy more affordable for all today […] the XeroCoat antireflective coating offers a very simple and cost-effective way to get the most power out of the sun.”

I wonder what happens if you coat the most recent solar panels by Nanosolar, because they are much more efficient than the standard old ones.

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