How it works

The Solarus PowerCollector™ is a concentrating, hybrid solar photovoltaic and solar thermal panel. Concentrating means that it has a curved mirror to collect and reflect more sunlight throughout the day. Hybrid means that it combines solar photovoltaic (PV) generation of electricity with solar thermal (T) generation heat.

Our core technologies

Maximum Reflector Concentration™ technology is our solution: a curved mirror – technically an asymmetrical parabolic trough – reflects as much concentrated sunlight onto the receiver as possible, no matter the sun’s angle.

Active Cell Cooling™ means we use water to draw heat away from the solar PV cells. The result: improved electrical performance of up to 10-15% and extended cell longevity. Solar PV cells become less efficient as they heat up. We want to ensure that our PV efficiency remains stable by reducing the cell temperature.

The new PowerCollector

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Heat

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Electricity

Generates both heat and electricity

Current applications

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Heat

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Electricity

Near future applications

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Cooling

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Desalination

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Purification

Current applications

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Heat

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Electricity

Near future applications

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Cooling

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Desalination

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Purification

You can find more info in our brochures

Solarus solution

Solar Energy Solution for Limited (Roof) Space

 

Solarus’ PowerCollector offers a Cost-Effective Sustainable Solution:

Premium quality integrated PV/T solution designed and made in The Netherlands;

More energy per m2 electricity (PV) and heat (T) combined

Water at a high temperature (up to 70°C) for direct use

May save 15-20% water through Solarus system design

Remote monitoring and maintenance alerts

 

Best suitable for:

Situations with high hot water consumption at 40-70°C, for Limited (Roof) Space

Locations with High Solar Irradiation, High Energy Prices or Low Grid Reliability

 

Especially attractive for:

Hotels

Large residentials (apartment buildings)

Process Industry (pre-heating, cleaning)

Institutions (hospitals, nursing homes and prisons)

Discover how the new PowerCollector
can help you heat and power your business