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Aptera Community Aptera Discussions Solar Update – Possible Solution Reply To: Solar Update – Possible Solution

  • Alain Chuzel

    Member
    September 15, 2021 at 6:51 am

    SunCat Solar, LLC and others have been doing (and testing) lightweight/flex (or rigid) compound curved solar arrays for decades (primarily for solar race cars. See photo below of “junk cell” prototype. While there are some interesting tradeoffs with compound curves, I’ve never heard of the possible band gap energy problems.