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Ripasso Energy Solar Electricity System

Ripasso 100-square-meter mirror dishes
Testing in Kalahari Desert – South Africa
Photo Credit: Ripasso Energy

World’s Most Efficient Solar Electricity System?

In South Africa’s Kalahari desert, Swedish company Ripasso Energy is testing its new small-scale concentrated solar energy system which directly converts 32% of the sun’s energy hitting the mirrors to grid-available electric power, compared to roughly half that for standard solar panels.
~ Could this be the world’s most efficient solar electricity system? by Jeffrey Barbee, The Guardian, 13 May 2015.

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