Hybrid Solar Panels to produce simultaneously electricity and hot water

naked-energy-solar-panels-photovoltaic-cellNaked Energy a company from UK developed hybrid solar panels that heat water and generate electricity the same time.

This technology was developed by its Chief Engineer, Richard Boyle and combines photovoltaic cell that generates electricity into solar thermal panel that generates hot water.

The ambient temperature don’t affect the solar thermal panels because they are placed into vacuum tubes.

The new solar panels use thermosypon technology to transfer heat and use the unnecessary heat from photovoltaic cell to heat the water.

Compared to conventional photovoltaic cells the Naked Energy’s photovoltaic cells are capable to generate 40 to 45 percent more energy.

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