v3solar spin cell   rotating cone shaped solar generator v3solar spin cell   rotating cone shaped solar generator
oct 01, 2012

v3solar spin cell rotating cone shaped solar generator

rotating conical-shaped solar panels by v3solar

v3solar has developed a ‘spin cell’ capable of generating over 20 times more electricity than a static flat panel solar panel. using a combination of concentrating lenses and dynamic spin cycles, the project implements two-cone shaped lenses which are made up of hundreds of triangular photo-voltaic cells that evenly collect light from the sun with rotating panels.

the static hermetically-sealed outer lens is comprised of a series of interlocking rings and a number of tubular lenses equally distributed around the outside surface, which eliminates excessive heat problems often associated with stationary systems using mirrors or lenses. a ‘dynamic flash rate’ focuses a greater volume of solar energy which is caused by the hyper-excitment of electrons, ultimately creating more electricity. the conical shape associated with the system captures more light throughout the day without the need for tracking.  from this, advanced electronics intelligently harvest the electrons in pulses of energy, further increasing production.

solar cells in context

detail of the conical shaped photo-voltaic system

v3solar prototype

via gizmag

  • …ultimately creating more electricity…

    They look nice, though.

    Danno says:
  • I’d have to see lots of technical data to prove the “more electricity” bit. They do look cool….a bit Dr. Who even…..exterminate!

    gisforguero says:
  • can’t help feeling they could’ve done more with the video!

    SJS says:
  • SJS – totally agree – video missed opportunity

    soup2nuts says:
  • This video is defintely better:

    Found it on their site.

    marvin says:
  • our energy consumption mostly goes for house heating. One can actually build 2KW do-it-yourself solar panels for home heating using empty beer cans [url=http://solar.freeonplate.com/diy-how-to/DIY-solar-panels.htm] do-it-yourself solar panels[/url]

    Vincent says:
  • Tengo diseƱo de cono con helice en el tope y costados cubiertos con celdas solares , asi al girar produce un poco mas de energia ademas de la producida por las celdas ,

    jorge salinas says:
  • How smart!

    Silvia says:
  • it uses electricity to spin…… waste of power

    Feemer says:
  • can it see?

    kenwa d'arc says:

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