New Solar Panel Technology

New solar panel technology
Rayton Solar led by CEO Andrew Yakub a UC Santa Barbara alum and member of the Forbes 30 under 30 list for 2016 is bringing revolutionary new solar panel technology to the market. Rayton’s new solar panel technology promises to reduce solar panel manufacturing costs by upwards of 60%.  This new solar panel technology also promises to make the solar panels 25% more efficient compared to existing solar panels.

new solar panel technology - accelerator A quick 101 on solar panels; solar panels are essentially created by creating a layer of silicon by slicing a thin strip of a silicon ingot. This underside of this slice of the silicon wafer is coated with metal or other conducting layer. When light falls on this silicon wafer, it releases electrons (electricity) which travel through the metal conducting layer and onto the output cables of the solar panel

Rayton has been able to leverage particle accelerator technology to aid in the slicing of pure silicon wafter.  Rayton’s silicon wafers  are just 3 microns thick compared to the current industry standard of around 200 microns.  This advanced new solar panel technology allows Raytoton make 100 solar panels with the same amount of silicon currently used in 1 solar panel.  Imagine that, use the same raw material to produce 100 solar panels instead of 1. Rayton is confident of reducing costs by 60% or more over conventional panels.

The new solar panel technology also enables Rayton to use the most pure grade of silicon available in the world – Float Zone Silicon. Currently such pure grade silicon is used only by NASA on their space program because of prohibitive costs.  Since you need so very little silicon, Rayton will be able to use Float Zone Silicon on their standard solar panels and this would increase the panels efficiency to 24% from the current 19% range.  Higher efficiency panels means you need less panels to make the same amount of power. Rayton’s assessment is that it would cut the number of panels needed by 25% and lower costs by up to 60%. This is a killer combination and I am hoping this new solar panel technology will make solar cheaper than every other source of power – be it coal, nuclear or natural gas.  new solar panel technology - processnew solar panel technology - efficiency

Global Market : New solar panel technology

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects renewable energy to be “the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years.” and is projected to grow to over $10.4 trillion by the year 2020.

By 2040, renewable will become the primary method of producing power. They are expected to generate 60% of new capacity and will garner 2/3 share of global power investment. globally. Global population is expected to cross 7.5 billion and the sustainable energy portfolio will exceed 700 GW or 26% of the world’s power capacity. Visit the Rayton website to learn more.

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Since Rayton’s new solar panel technology is a few years from the market, you can take a peak at the best of solar panel technologies available today right here :

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The Original Gypsy Color 4 Light Crystal White Hardwire Flush Mount Chandelier H17.5”xW15”, White Metal Frame with Clear Glass Stem and Clear Acrylic Crystals & Beads That Sparkle Just Like Glass
The Original Gypsy Color 4 Light Crystal White Hardwire Flush Mount Chandelier H17.5”xW15”, White Metal Frame with Clear Glass Stem and Clear Acrylic Crystals & Beads That Sparkle Just Like Glass
  • ATTENTION** FLUSH MOUNT TO CEILING JUNCTION BOX (installation required) - transform your favorite spaces! Our customers amaze us with where they use our chandeliers including entry way, dining room, nursery, bedroom, bathroom, closet, hallway, stairwell, game room, porch, girls room and even the garage! Our acrylic crystal chandeliers are elegant, suave & sophisticated, and at an affordable price.  A delightful mixture of crystals, beading and swag. The possibilities are limitless!
  • STRONG & LIGHT WEIGHT-highest quality THICK & FACETED acrylic crystals, Better Than Glass! We use poly-carbonate crystals which is the same material used in bullet proof windows and eye lenses, very light and strong. Glass scratches & breaks easily, needs to be assembled one piece at a time, is heavy and costly. Poly-carbonate acrylic will reflect and refract light similar to glass, comes in many different colors and is way easier to assemble and install than glass. Give it try, we think you’ll like it!
  • INNOVATIVE DESIGN – designed in Austin, our chandelier folds flat for shipping, less damage & waste! Our chandelier was designed specifically for shipping right to your door. We figured out how to ship a chandelier folded flat, almost fully assembled, which cuts way down on packaging, weight, damages and waste. So, don’t be surprised when a flat box shows up at your door. It may seem odd at first but it’s actually a very innovative, smart, environmentally friendly design, which is awesome!
  • EASY TO INSTALL -unfold arms, position cups, connect strands and it’s ready! All components and installation instructions are included for easy assembly and installation. Uses E12 chandelier bulbs (BULBS NOT INCLUDED). The chain hangs up to 23 inches from the ceiling but can be shortened by removing chain links for perfect height. This seller is located in Austin, TX and can provide a full range of support.
  • UL CERTIFIED - ALWAYS AUTHENTICATE UL SAFETY & QUALITY - highest quality standard & safety rating available in lighting! Your chandelier is designed and supported in the USA by a local business out of Austin, Texas. The supplier offers a 1 Year Warranty against all defects including missing parts or replacement components. Must contact the supplier directly.
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Energizer AA Batteries, Double A Long-Lasting Alkaline Power Batteries (32 Pack)
Energizer AA Batteries, Double A Long-Lasting Alkaline Power Batteries (32 Pack)
49,374 Reviews
  • 32-pack of Energizer Alkaline Power AA Batteries, Double A Alkaline Batteries
  • Long lasting batteries provide dependable power for everyday use and emergency situations
  • Count on these AA batteries to power a wireless mouse, game controllers, flashlights, thermometers, smart home devices, VR controllers and more
  • Lasts up to 10 years in storage for alkaline AA batteries that provide peace of mind in everything from emergency situations to playtime
  • Designed to protect against damaging leaks for up to two years after fully used
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Etekcity LED Camping Lantern for Emergency Light Hurricane Supplies, Lanterns for Survival Kits Power Outages , Battery Powered Operated Lanterns Lamp, Camping Gear Accessories , 4 Pack
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  • Bright & Dimmable: Equipped with 30 LED bulbs, the collapsible lantern can get as bright as 140 lumens with a 360° lighting effect to keep the darkness away during storms, power outages, or camping trips.
  • Compact & Lightweight: With its collapsible design, the lantern is portable like a smartphone and it's lightweight. Easily pack it in your backpack or emergency kit while camping or hiking.
  • Durable & Water Resistant: Even if it’s dropped or it gets wet, the lantern is a reliable tool for your adventures. Constructed with military-grade ABS material, this lantern is FCC certified and RoHS compliant.
  • Long Lasting: With 3 AA batteries included, the lantern provides up to 30 hours of bright light.
  • Easy to Use: Simply expand or collapse the lantern to turn it on/off. It's so easy, even children can use it.
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Vont 4 Pack LED Camping Lantern, LED Lanterns, Suitable Survival Kits for Hurricane, Emergency Light for Storm, Outages, Outdoor Portable Lanterns, Black, Collapsible, (Batteries Included)
Vont 4 Pack LED Camping Lantern, LED Lanterns, Suitable Survival Kits for Hurricane, Emergency Light for Storm, Outages, Outdoor Portable Lanterns, Black, Collapsible, (Batteries Included)
  • BRIGHT & LASTING - Equipped with 30 crazy bright LEDs, this compact lantern cuts through 360 degrees of darkness on the stormiest, dimmest nights. Easily lights up the entire tent or room.
  • COMPACT & LIGHTWEIGHT - Collapsible design that reduces or increases the light as you collapse or expand the lantern. When collapsed it's as small as your phone. Easily fits in your backpack or emergency kit.
  • WATERPROOF - Constructed with military grade materials, your lantern is able to survive a 10-foot drop and being temporarily submerged under water.
  • ORIGINAL PATENTED VERSION - We hand-craft each lantern with the strict quality control to give you the best gear you deserve. Do not equip yourself with inferior lanterns.
  • LIFETIME WARRANTY - You can rest in knowing that this camping lantern is of utmost quality. Warranted for life, it is covered against loss, theft, and defects in materials and workmanship for as long as you own the product. CE/ RoHS/ EMC certified.
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Sleek Socket Ultra-Thin Outlet Concealer with Cord Concealer Kit, 3 Outlet Power Strip, 8-Foot Cord, Universal Size (Ideal for Livingrooms & Bedrooms)
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  • IDEAL FOR BEDROOMS & LIVINGROOMS - Now you can discreetly and completely hide the entire outlet, ugly plugs & cords while enhancing home décor
  • ELIMINATE UGLY, UNSAFE & BULKY PLUGS & CORDS - Less is MORE. Less clutter, less hazards and less obstacles. This ultra-thin, wall-hugging device blends with the wall – you’ll forget it’s there!
  • NO TOOLS REQUIRED! - Simply attach to the top receptacle of a duplex outlet like a traditional plug
  • INCLUDES ADHESIVE CORD CONCEALER KIT consisting of double sided, removable adhesive strips and adhesive cord clips to neatly secure the cord to the wall
  • UNIVERSALLY COMPATIBLE with all duplex outlet sizes
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LED Camping Lantern, Battery Powered LED with 1000LM, 4 Light Modes, Waterproof Tent Light, Perfect Lantern Flashlight for Hurricane, Emergency, Survival Kits, Hiking, Fishing, Home and More
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  • High Brightness & Dimmable: Long press the button to adjust brightness up to 1000 lumens, suitable for reading or illuminate the whole space.
  • 4 Lighting Modes: Short press the button to switch light modes (daylight white, warm white, full brightness, flashshing).
  • Long Battery Life: Powered by 3pcs D alkaline batteries, it can last 12 hours even under 1000 lumen brightness setting. Not rechargeable.
  • IPX4 Water Resistant: It could protected against splashing water from all angle, suitable for outdoor activities in rainy or snowy day.
  • Hanging Hook & Removable Cover: With a hook the bottom and a metal handles on the top, it can be hung back and forth for all sorts of purposes.
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Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 300, 293Wh Backup Lithium Battery, 110V/300W Pure Sine Wave AC Outlet, Solar Generator (Solar Panel Not Included) for Outdoors Camping Travel Hunting Blackout
Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 300, 293Wh Backup Lithium Battery, 110V/300W Pure Sine Wave AC Outlet, Solar Generator (Solar Panel Not Included) for Outdoors Camping Travel Hunting Blackout
  • SPEED UP YOUR RECHARGEABILITY: It takes only 2 hours to recharge 80% battery of the power station through the wall outlet and 60W PD USB-C port simultaneously. You can also recharge your power station with an AC adapator when at home, through the car outlet during a road trip or simply use a Jackery SolarSaga 100.
  • SAFE & STEADY POWER SUPPLY: Armed with a 293Wh lithium-ion battery pack, the Explorer 300 features 2 Pure Sine Wave AC outlets that deliver stable and safe 300W power. The portable power station weighs only 7.1 pounds. You can simply rest assured in outdoor off-grid activities.
  • POWER YOUR EXPECTATIONS: Featuring 2* AC outlet, 1* PD 60W USB-C port (input/output supported) , 1* fast charge 3.0 port, 1*USB-A port and 1* DC car port, the power station can recharge itself and charge (up to) 6 devices (e.g.Drones, Macbook, Cameras, etc.) at the same time to satisfy your outdoor needs.
  • GREEN POWER SUPPLY: The power station is compatible with the Jackery SolarSaga 100 solar panel. The integrated MPPT controller enables the solar generator set to operate at its max power point, so that it speeds up the battery recharge, making them ideal portable power kits for tent camping, overland journey and etc.
  • WHAT YOU GET: 1* Jackery Explorer 300 Portable Power Station , 1*AC adapter, 1* car charger cable, 1* user guide
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Solar Power Bank, Qi Portable Charger 10,000mAh External Battery Pack Type C Input Port Dual Flashlight, Compass, Solar Panel Charging (Orange)
Solar Power Bank, Qi Portable Charger 10,000mAh External Battery Pack Type C Input Port Dual Flashlight, Compass, Solar Panel Charging (Orange)
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  • Qi Wireless & Solar Power:10,000mAh wireless power bank with solar. Not just wireless power bank but wireless charger as well compatible with iPhone 13/13Pro/ XR/ XR MAX/ XS/ X/ 8/ 8plus, Samsung Galaxy S9/S9plus S8/S8plus and all qi-enabled mobile devices.
  • Friendly Reminder on Solar:kindly know that solar charging is an additional feature, Taken the small panel size, large capacity and uncontrollable sunlight intensity into consideration, the solar charging option works as a backup solution while other sources of power is unavailable. Make sure the power bank is fully charged before your trips.
  • Extensive Tested Charging Times:The charging times of the solar phone charger have been extensively tested. Itself can be fully recharged around 6hours with 5V/2A adapter, It can charge iphone7plus up to 2.2times, iPhone X up to 2.3times, iphone8 up to 3.5times.
  • Sturdy Durable and Compact Size:the portable charger is made of premium ABS materials and lithium polymer battery, highly sturdy and durable. Its equipped with two USB, type C, dual flashlights and a compass kit. Light weight and compact size.
  • Dual Flashlight & Compass Kit:The solar phone charger is built with dual bright flashlight, and comes with a portable compass kit, a handy tool for outdoor activities, like camping, cycling, fishing, traveling, hiking and beaches.
Bestseller No. 9
Gas One GS-3400P Propane or Butane Stove Dual Fuel Stove Portable Camping Stove - Patent Pending - with Carrying Case Great for Emergency Preparedness Kit
Gas One GS-3400P Propane or Butane Stove Dual Fuel Stove Portable Camping Stove - Patent Pending - with Carrying Case Great for Emergency Preparedness Kit
8,667 Reviews
  • Duel Fuel - Compatible With Both Butane (Fuel Not Included) And Propane Fuel (Fuel Not Included), Operates On A Single Butane Cartridge 8 Oz Or A Propane Cylinder 16.4 Oz , Propane Converter Regulator Included
  • Automatic Piezo Electric Ignition - Piezo-Electric Ignition That Eliminates The Use For Lighter/Matches In Order To Ignite Flame, No Need For Lighters Or Matches With This Stove
  • Easy To Use - Our Gs-3400P Is Easy To Use With Adjustable Heat Dial And Automatic Piezo-Electric Ignition
  • Safety Features - Built In Pressure Sensor Cartridge Ejection System And Gas Flow Cut Off Mechanism (Butane), Will Eject Cartridge When Irregular Pressure Is Detected
SaleBestseller No. 10
Odoland Portable LED Camping Lantern with Ceiling Fan - Hurricane Emergency Survival Kit
Odoland Portable LED Camping Lantern with Ceiling Fan - Hurricane Emergency Survival Kit
4,477 Reviews
  • Why you need this great camping gear: Spending a night outdoors is something everyone should experience. So you want something to help you see at night. A lantern is super useful for camping so you can make your way around the campsite and your tent easily in the dark.
  • Versatile light/fan: Ultra Bright 18 individual low powered LED bulbs. The fan has high and low settings to provide nice air circulation and lit up the tent nicely. You can orient in so many positions.
  • Powerful fan speed and bright lighting: High quality brushless motor for whisper operation, max wind speed 10ft/s, strong airflow and 2 setting speeds, it's great to fresh the air and keep you cool.
  • The extremely lightweight build allows you to take your lantern on the go with ease. When not in use collapse the lantern to a smaller size; store it effortlessly, taking little space.
  • Light up to 37 hours of regular, continuous use with enough battery capacity. 2 D batteries can keep the fan work for 5 hrs in high speed mode, and 15 hrs in low speed mode, 20 hrs for led light (Battery is not included).

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