Method for making solar panels more efficient at harnessing solar energy

Concave solar panel designed by Paul W Kincaid

Solar panel manufacturers need only to modify their existing design and their panels will be far more efficient (harness a lot more free sun energy) than they are now. Simply by putting a curve in their panels (see accompanying design modification image above) the sun rays will fall perpendicular to the panel throughout the day.

Replace the reflective glass with a thin sheet of clear plastic (clear coat) and mount the curved solar panel facing south and it will harness the sun’s free energy from the time the sun rises in the east and sets in the west.

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