This glass sphere might revolutionize solar power on Earth (by concentrating light 10,000 times)

Posted on January 15, 2014 by derek

 

André Broessel, Rawlemon Solar Sphere

From themindunleashed.org – “German architect André Broessel, of Rawlemon, has looked into his crystal ball and seen the future of renewable energy. In this case it’s a spherical sun-tracking solar energy-generating globe — essentially a giant glass marble on a robotic steel frame. But this marble is no toy. It concentrates both sunlight and moonlight up to 10,000 times — making its solar harvesting capabilities 35 percent more efficient than conventional dual-axis photovoltaic designs.”

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